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Critical Incident Technique Bibliography—2001.

Fivars G; Fitzpatrick R

March 27, 2005
Fivars G; Fitzpatrick R

A research tool to identify critical requirements for performance in applied areas of psychology and behavioral science. This technique, used in anesthesia to understand failures (see also Cooper et al. 1978 and Flanagan 1954), represents one methodology adopted from non-medical arenas to study patient safety.