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Analysis of human performance deficiencies associated with surgical adverse events.

Suliburk JW, Buck QM, Pirko CJ, et al. Analysis of Human Performance Deficiencies Associated With Surgical Adverse Events. JAMA Netw Open. 2019;2(7):e198067. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.8067.

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August 14, 2019
Suliburk JW, Buck QM, Pirko CJ, et al. JAMA Netw Open. 2019;2(7):e198067.

Surgeon technical skill, real-time problem solving, and communication quality are essential for avoiding harm during surgery. This study found that those types of human errors were responsible for 51.6% of 188 surgical adverse events at 3 hospitals. A past PSNet perspective delineates the evolution of surgical patient safety.

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Suliburk JW, Buck QM, Pirko CJ, et al. Analysis of Human Performance Deficiencies Associated With Surgical Adverse Events. JAMA Netw Open. 2019;2(7):e198067. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.8067.