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The Oxford NOTECHS System: reliability and validity of a tool for measuring teamwork behaviour in the operating theatre.

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INTRODUCTION: The frequency of adverse events in the operating theatre has been linked to the quality of teamwork and communication. Developing suitable measures of teamwork may play a role in reducing errors in surgery. This study reports on the development and evaluation of a method for measuring operating-theatre teamwork quality. METHODS: The Oxford Non-Technical Skills (NOTECHS) scale was developed from an aviation instrument for assessment of non-technical skills. Consultation with exp...

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Publisher copy:
10.1136/qshc.2007.024760

Authors


Catchpole, K More by this author
McCulloch, P More by this author
Journal:
Quality and safety in health care
Volume:
18
Issue:
2
Pages:
104-108
Publication date:
2009-04-05
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EISSN:
1475-3901
ISSN:
1475-3898
URN:
uuid:dfbd6208-5682-45e8-ad28-e043a1af2509
Source identifiers:
195251
Local pid:
pubs:195251

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