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Journal Article

Communication in the operating theatre.

Weldon S-M, Korkiakangas T, Bezemer J, et al. The British journal of surgery. 2013;100:1677-88.

This systematic review of communication in the operating room identified six key concepts: indicators of effective communication, signs of communication failures, coordination during teamwork, effects of hierarchy, impact on patient safety, and nontechnical skills and interaction.