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The simulated operating theatre: Comprehensive training for surgical teams

Abstract:

Surgical excellence is traditionally defined in terms of technical performance, with little regard for the importance of interpersonal communication and leadership skills. Studies in the aviation industry have stressed the role of human factors in causing error and, in an attempt to reduce the occurrence of adverse events, led to the organisation of simulation based training scenarios. Similar strategies have recently been employed for the surgical team with the development of a simulated ope...

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Publisher copy:
10.1136/qshc.2004.010009

Authors


Aggarwal, R More by this author
Moorthy, K More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Quality and Safety in Health Care
Volume:
13
Issue:
SUPPL. 1
Pages:
i27-i32
Publication date:
2004-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1475-3901
ISSN:
1475-3898
URN:
uuid:689a9420-87ae-471b-b472-4116fbca2932
Source identifiers:
450574
Local pid:
pubs:450574
Language:
English

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