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Investigating teamwork in the operating room: engaging stakeholders and setting the agenda.

Frasier LL, Quamme SRP, Becker A, et al. Investigating Teamwork in the Operating Room: Engaging Stakeholders and Setting the Agenda. JAMA Surg. 2017;152(1):109-111. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.3110.

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October 19, 2016
Frasier LL, Quamme SRP, Becker A, et al. JAMA Surg. 2017;152(1):109-111.

Teamwork training can improve communication and prevention of adverse events in the operating room. In this study, focus groups with clinicians and operating room staff found that team members perceived the concept of the "team" and their roles in ensuring optimal handoff communication differently. This exploratory work has implications for the design of effective teamwork training programs.

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Frasier LL, Quamme SRP, Becker A, et al. Investigating Teamwork in the Operating Room: Engaging Stakeholders and Setting the Agenda. JAMA Surg. 2017;152(1):109-111. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.3110.