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Journal Article

Team situation awareness and the anticipation of patient progress during ICU rounds.

Reader TW, Flin R, Mearns K, et al. BMJ quality & safety. 2011;20:1035-42.

Situational awareness refers to the degree to which perception matches reality. This study assessed situational awareness of intensive care unit teams through direct observation of team rounds and assessment of the degree to which team members were able to anticipate clinical deterioration.