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Table 2 Acceptance and beliefs of the benefit of using the Surgical Safety Checklist among surgical personnel

From: Acceptance of the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist among surgical personnel in hospitals in Guatemala city

  Surgery residents Anesthesiology residents Anesthesiologists Nurses
SSC1 stimulates communication? (yes) 80% (20) 88.6% (39) 100% (6) 92.3% (48)
(no) 11.4% (4) 11.4%(5) 0%(0) 5.8% (3)
SSC helps prevent errors? (yes) 88.6% (31) 93.2% (41) 100% (5) 84.3% (43)
(no) 8.6%(3) 6.8% (3) 0(0%) 15.7% (8)
Implementing the SSC was a good decision? (yes) 97.1% (34) 100% (44) 100% (6) 98% (49)
(no) 0%(0) 0%(0) 0%(0) 2%(1)
If you were undergoing surgery would you like the personnel use the SSC? (yes) 100%(35) 97.7% (43) 100% (6) 98% (50)
(no) 0%(0) 0%(0) 0%(0) 2%(1)
Using the SSC is? Easy or really easy (n = 107) 91.4% (32) 86.3% (38) 66% (4) 63.5% (33)
  1. 1SSC Surgical Safety Checklist.