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A patient safety checklist for the cardiac catheterisation laboratory
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    Where are the Surgeons? A Safety Opportunity Missed

    The introduction of a Patient Safety Checklist is a welcome addition for interventional cardiologists and is a concept practiced by surgeons in all disciplines for a number of years since the original WHO Patient Safety Checklist was proven to be of benefit in a global and multidisciplinary setting (1). The European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery embraced this ideal in 2012 (1) with the publication of safety check...

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