Journal Article
Review

Using simulation to improve systems-based practices.

Gardner AK; Johnston M; Korndorffer JR Jr; Haque I; Paige JT.

Simulation has been advocated as a tactic to study team interaction and care activities. This review identified four key ways simulation-based techniques are used to identify factors that diminish safety in the perioperative setting and suggests that such interventions can be applied to improve the perioperative system.