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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Commentary

Effective perioperative communication to enhance patient care.

Garrett H. AORN journal. 2016;104:111-20.

Poor team communication can detract from safe medical care. Discussing communication as a critical component of multidisciplinary perioperative teamwork, this commentary describes the importance of leadership and staff in addressing barriers and highlights several strategies that support improvement including the TeamSTEPPS program.