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Journal Article

Enhancing the effectiveness of team debriefings in medical simulation: more best practices.

Lyons R, Lazzara EH, Benishek LE, et al. Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety. 2015;41:115-25.

Updating an earlier article that revealed a set of generalizable debriefing strategies, this commentary describes 13 best practices for enhancing the effectiveness of team debriefings in medical simulations. Organized in three categories consisting of preparation, facilitator responsibilities during the session, and considerations for the content discussed, the authors outline recommendations to augment learning and team performance related to debriefings.