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The quest for safe surgical care: are we missing the obvious?

Shuhaiber J. The quest for safe surgical care: are we missing the obvious? Bull Am Coll Surg. 2014;99(2):42-5.

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April 23, 2014
Shuhaiber J. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2014;99(2):42-5.

Many studies have examined how checklists impact safety in surgical care, but this commentary focuses on the value of enhancing teamwork in this setting. The author describes the importance of individual team members' responsibility toward adopting behaviors that contribute to trust and transparency in surgical teams.

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Shuhaiber J. The quest for safe surgical care: are we missing the obvious? Bull Am Coll Surg. 2014;99(2):42-5.