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Journal Article

Predictors of successful implementation of preoperative briefings and postoperative debriefings after medical team training.

Paull DE, Mazzia LM, Izu BS, et al. American journal of surgery. 2009;198:675-8.

This study found that leadership support at the time of teamwork training was the best predictor of future briefing and postoperative debriefing success. The Veterans Administration–based training program implemented applied principles of crew resource management from the aviation industry.