A STUDY TO EVALUATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF WHO CHECKLIST

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A STUDY TO EVALUATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF WHO CHECKLIST

  1. 1. A STUDY TO EVALUATE THEA STUDY TO EVALUATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OFEFFECTIVENESS OF WHO CHECKLIST IN OTWHO CHECKLIST IN OT PresenterPresenter Aswathy.I ,Dr Deepak AgarwalAswathy.I ,Dr Deepak Agarwal
  2. 2. INTRODUCTIONINTRODUCTION  IN ORDER TO IMPROVE THE SAFETYIN ORDER TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF PATIENTS UNDERGOINGOF PATIENTS UNDERGOING SURGERYSURGERY WHOWHO HAS UNDERTAKEN AHAS UNDERTAKEN A GLOBAL INITIATIVE THAT IS WHOGLOBAL INITIATIVE THAT IS WHO CHECKLIST .CHECKLIST .
  3. 3. WHO CHECK LISTWHO CHECK LIST  BACKGROUNDBACKGROUND WHO CHECKLIST HAS BEENWHO CHECKLIST HAS BEEN IMPLIMENTED IN JPNATC OT IN APRIL 2013.IMPLIMENTED IN JPNATC OT IN APRIL 2013. TO FIND OUT THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THETO FIND OUT THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE CHECKLIST IMPLIMENTATION A STUDY WASCHECKLIST IMPLIMENTATION A STUDY WAS CONDUCTED 2 MONTHS BEFORE AND 2CONDUCTED 2 MONTHS BEFORE AND 2 MONTHS AFTER THE IMPLIMENTATION.MONTHS AFTER THE IMPLIMENTATION.
  4. 4. CHECKLISTCHECKLIST
  5. 5. AIIMS AND OBJECTIVESAIIMS AND OBJECTIVES 
  6. 6.  AIMS AND OBJECTIVESAIMS AND OBJECTIVES  To assess the effectiveness ofTo assess the effectiveness of WHOchecklist following in ot .WHOchecklist following in ot .
  7. 7.  MATERIAL AND METHODSMATERIAL AND METHODS
  8. 8. MATERIAL &METHODSMATERIAL &METHODS  .STUDY DESIGN- OBSERVATIONAL& COMPARATIVE.STUDY DESIGN- OBSERVATIONAL& COMPARATIVE STUDYSTUDY  STUDY PERIOD- 2 MONTHS BEFRORE THESTUDY PERIOD- 2 MONTHS BEFRORE THE INTRODUCTION OF WHO CHECKLIST AND 2INTRODUCTION OF WHO CHECKLIST AND 2 MONTHS AFTER THE INTRODUCTION OF WHOMONTHS AFTER THE INTRODUCTION OF WHO CHECKLISTCHECKLIST  PLACE OF STUDY –OT ,JPNATCPLACE OF STUDY –OT ,JPNATC
  9. 9. OBSERVATIONSOBSERVATIONS Before theBefore the introduction of whointroduction of who checklistchecklist Problems relatedProblems related to wrong siteto wrong site operation ,increasedoperation ,increased blood lossblood loss After theAfter the introduction of whointroduction of who checklistchecklist  no breach inno breach in patient safety .patient safety .
  10. 10. RESULTSRESULTS 1.1. There is a significant improvement inThere is a significant improvement in patient care and safety.patient care and safety. 2.2. Increased the awareness of healthcareIncreased the awareness of healthcare team regarding patient safety.team regarding patient safety. 3.3. It helped the health care professionals toIt helped the health care professionals to minimize the most common andminimize the most common and avoidable risks endangering the livesavoidable risks endangering the lives and well-being of surgical patients.and well-being of surgical patients.
  11. 11. NURSING RELEVANCENURSING RELEVANCE  Nurses have a key role in the three distinctNurses have a key role in the three distinct phases of an operation{ Before thephases of an operation{ Before the induction ofinduction of anaesthesiaanaesthesia, before the, before the incisionincision of the skin, and before theof the skin, and before the patientpatient leavesleaves the operating facility}.the operating facility}.  In each phase, a 'checklist coordinator-In each phase, a 'checklist coordinator- circulatory nurse confirm that the surgicalcirculatory nurse confirm that the surgical team has completed the listed tasksteam has completed the listed tasks before it proceeds with the procedure.before it proceeds with the procedure.
  12. 12. CONCLUTIONCONCLUTION  By following a few critical steps, healthBy following a few critical steps, health care professionals can minimize the mostcare professionals can minimize the most common and avoidable risks endangeringcommon and avoidable risks endangering the lives and well-being of surgicalthe lives and well-being of surgical patients.patients.
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