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Multidisciplinary crisis simulations: the way forward for training surgical teams.

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BACKGROUND: High-reliability organizations have stressed the importance of non-technical skills for safety and of regularly providing such training to their teams. Recently safety skills training has been applied in the practice of medicine. In this study, we developed and piloted a module using multidisciplinary crisis scenarios in a simulated operating theatre to train entire surgical teams. METHODS: Twenty teams participated (n = 80); each consisted of a trainee surgeon, anesthetist, oper...

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10.1007/s00268-007-9128-x

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Journal:
World journal of surgery More from this journal
Volume:
31
Issue:
9
Pages:
1843-1853
Publication date:
2007-09-01
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EISSN:
1432-2323
ISSN:
0364-2313

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