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Journal Article
Study

Observational assessment of surgical teamwork: a feasibility study.

Undre S, Healey AN, Darzi A, et al. World journal of surgery. 2006;30:1774-83.

The authors describe developing an observational assessment of the impact of teamwork on surgical outcomes. Initial findings show that the tool helped identify gaps in performance areas such as equipment double-checks and verbal procedural confirmation.