This is the percentage of surgeries in which all sections of the surgical safety checklist were completed by the operating team. A higher percentage is better. The checklist is used to ensure safe and effective surgeries, including major surgeries, day surgeries, inpatient surgeries, cataract surgery, dental procedures, Cesarean-sections, and emergency surgeries.
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Data source: The Self-reporting Initiative (SRI), Health Analytics Branch, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. For more information, please visit the Indicator Library.
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