Journal Article

In situ simulated cardiac arrest exercises to detect system vulnerabilities.

Barbeito A; Bonifacio A; Holtschneider M; Segall N; Schroeder R; Mark J; Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center Patient Safety Center of Inquiry.

Realistic in situ simulations of cardiac arrest scenarios, conducted in actual clinical settings without advance notification of participants, identified several latent errors in a hospital's emergency response system. Dr. David Gaba, a pioneer in simulation in health care, was interviewed for AHRQ WebM&M in 2013.