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Journal Article

Helping healthcare teams save lives during COVID-19: insights and countermeasures from team science.

Traylor AM. Am Psychol. 2021;76(1):1-13.

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically affected the psychological and emotional well-being of health care workers. This article summarizes the COVID-19-related psychological effects on healthcare workers and the detrimental impact on team effectiveness. The authors recommended actions to mitigate the effects of stress on team performance and patient outcomes and discuss how teams can recover and learn from the current crisis to prepare for future challenges.