Journal Article

Evaluation of a measurement system to assess ICU team performance.

Dietz AS; Salas E; Pronovost PJ; Jentsch F; Wyskiel R; Mendez-Tellez PA; Dwyer C; Rosen MA.

This study aimed to validate a behavioral marker as a measure of teamwork, specifically in the intensive care unit setting. Researchers found that it was difficult to establish interrater reliability for teamwork when observing behaviors and conclude that assessment of teamwork remains complex in the context of patient safety research.