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Checklist

A detailed list of all the elements of a particular job; used to ensure that details are not overlooked in preparing an estimate, or other times during the course of a job.

checklist

A document giving the sequence of actions to be taken at various stages of flight and in emergency situations.
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Practical ways to achieve this include briefings, debriefings, and using all three parts of the World Health Organization's surgical safety checklist effectively.
Since the original WHO publication, there have been several other observational studies investigating the impact of the safety checklist.
Another respondent uses editing checklists "because they make editing faster and less dependent on my sharpness or 'mood' on a given day.
Every patient safety issue cannot be solved with a checklist; however, the use of checklists in healthcare has proven successful in preventing many errors as well as generating monetary savings.
Units will select answers to a series of questions as they drill down to a 'generic' set of checklists.
Several issues were identified for consideration when designing future checklists for use in clinical settings.
I've used the mining industry as my example to amplify the checklist points because it's a worldwide industry, with many subsections and the object of numerous news stories.
This review looked into the historic events and the evidence behind the introduction of the World Health Organization (WHO) checklist in clinical practice, and the evidence following its implementation.
The CAP made some of the most significant changes to checklists for the sections on personnel, specimen collection and handling, laboratory director responsibility and oversight, anatomic pathology, and molecular-based testing.
One of the benefits of using checklists is maintaining operational efficiency without the use of shortcuts.