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Boston anesthesiologist Alex Hannenberg remembers doing surgery before the Ariadne Labs Safe Surgery Checklist became the standard of surgical care around the world. With no systematic process for conferring with the surgeon, surgical teams would occasionally be caught by surprise by complications or blood loss.
With the Safe Surgery Checklist in place, Dr. Hannenberg says, surgical teams take time to communicate and plan based on the surgeon’s expectations of an operation’s duration, level of trauma and blood loss or instrument needs.
“This disciplined approach to sharing critical information fills in the gaps,” said Dr. Hannenberg, who, as the past president of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, has championed use of surgical checkl