Journal Article

Bridging the communication gap in the operating room with medical team training.

Awad SS; Fagan SP; Bellows C; Albo D; Green-Rashad B; De La Garza M; Berger DH.

Investigators implemented a training program that used crew resource management and organizational change principles to improve communication in the operating room. Preoperative briefings significantly improved communication between surgeons and anesthesiologists.