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Teamwork and team decision-making at multidisciplinary cancer conferences: barriers, facilitators, and opportunities for improvement.

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BACKGROUND: Anecdotally, multidisciplinary cancer conferences (MCCs) do not always function optimally. MCC members' experiences with and attitudes toward MCCs are explored, and barriers to and facilitators of effective team-working are identified. METHODS: A total of 19 semistructured interviews were conducted with surgeons, oncologists, nurses, and administrators. Interviews explored participants' opinions on MCC attendance, information presentation, case discussion, leadership, team decisi...

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10.1007/s00268-011-1152-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Journal:
World journal of surgery
Volume:
35
Issue:
9
Pages:
1970-1976
Publication date:
2011-09-05
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EISSN:
1432-2323
ISSN:
0364-2313
URN:
uuid:8062c296-c434-4732-a98a-e2ce0ebdd596
Source identifiers:
450426
Local pid:
pubs:450426

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