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Journal Article

A multicenter trial of aviation-style training for surgical teams.

Catchpole KR, Dale TJ, Hirst G, et al. Journal of patient safety. 2010;6:180-6.

This study found that a teamwork training program increased compliance with time outs, briefings, and debriefings in multiple surgical settings. Based on noted interactions between NOTECHS scores and individual sites, the authors advocate for greater attention to elements of safety culture such as organizational commitment.