Journal Article
Review

Situational awareness—what it means for clinicians, its recognition and importance in patient safety.

Green B; Parry D; Oeppen RS; Plint S; Dale T; Brennan PA.

Situational awareness during critical incidents is a key component of teamwork. This review spotlights the importance of situational awareness in health care and provides information about how to assess and develop it in individual clinicians and among team members.