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Redesigning surgical decision making for high-risk patients.

Glance LG, Osler TM, Neuman MD. Redesigning surgical decision making for high-risk patients. N Engl J Med. 2014;370(15):1379-1381. doi:10.1056/NEJMp1315538.

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April 23, 2014
Glance LG, Osler TM, Neuman MD. N Engl J Med. 2014;370(15):1379-1381.

Discussing communication weaknesses in surgery, this commentary examines how team-based decision making can contribute to safer and more patient-centered care in this setting, particularly for complex cases. The authors advocate for an enhanced safety culture to support better communication.