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Improving patient safety by identifying latent failures in successful operations.

Catchpole KR, Giddings AEB, Wilkinson M, et al. Improving patient safety by identifying latent failures in successful operations. Surgery. 2007;142(1):102-10.

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August 1, 2007
Catchpole KR, Giddings AEB, Wilkinson M, et al. Surgery. 2007;142(1):102-10.

Direct observation of surgical teams was used to identify latent errors during surgery, many of which could have been averted by improved teamwork.

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Catchpole KR, Giddings AEB, Wilkinson M, et al. Improving patient safety by identifying latent failures in successful operations. Surgery. 2007;142(1):102-10.