Special or Theme Issue

Enhancing Surgical Systems.

Hoorn JF; Healey AN; Catchpole K; Yule S; Guerlain S; Turrentine FE; Bauer DT; Calland JF; Adams R; Flin R; Maran N; Youngson G; Mitchell A; Rowley D; Paterson-Brown S; Koutantji M; McCulloch P; Undre S; Gautama S; Cunniffe S; Sevdalis N; Davis R; Thomas P; Vincent C; Darzi A; Whyte S; Lingard L; Espin S; Baker GR; Bohnen J; Orser BA; Doran D; Reznick R; Regehr G; Catchpole KR; Giddings AEB; Hirst G; Dale T; Peek GJ; de Leval MR; Olsen S; Davis R; Vincent CA; Xiao Y; Hu P; Moss J; de Winter JCF; Venekamp D; Mackenzie CF; Seagull FJ; Perkins S; Benn J; Hollnagel E.

This article introduces a special issue on improving safety in surgery, which contains articles on performance, crew resource management, skills training, and measurement.