Optimizing Crisis Resource Management to Improve Patient Safety and Team Performance--A Handbook for Acute Care Health Professionals.

Brindley P, Cardinal P, eds. Ottawa, ON, Canada: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada; 2017. ISBN: 9781926588414.

Nontechnical skill development has gained attention as a way to enhance patient safety. This publication highlights how crisis resource management can help develop nontechnical expertise to enhance team performance. Strategies covered in the text include situational awareness, team communication, decision making, and leadership in the acute care environment.