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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Review

Using simulation to improve systems-based practices.

Gardner AK, Johnston MJ, Korndorffer JR, et al. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 2017;43.

Simulation has been advocated as a tactic to study team interaction and care activities. This review identified four key ways simulation-based techniques are used to identify factors that diminish safety in the perioperative setting and suggests that such interventions can be applied to improve the perioperative system.