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The effects of aviation-style non-technical skills training on technical performance and outcome in the operating theatre.

Abstract:

Unintended harm to patients in operating theatres is common. Correlations have been demonstrated between teamwork skills and error rates in theatres. This was a single-institution uncontrolled before-after study of the effects of "non-technical" skills training on attitudes, teamwork, technical performance and clinical outcome in laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) and carotid endarterectomy (CEA) operations. The setting was the theatre suite of a UK teaching hospital. Attitudes were measured u...

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Publisher copy:
10.1136/qshc.2008.032045

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McCulloch, P More by this author
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Journal:
Quality and safety in health care
Volume:
18
Issue:
2
Pages:
109-115
Publication date:
2009-04-05
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EISSN:
1475-3901
ISSN:
1475-3898
URN:
uuid:d83b470e-ed6d-4a04-b89e-c4ea54654d4f
Source identifiers:
195252
Local pid:
pubs:195252

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