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What has an Airbus A380 captain got to do with OMFS? Lessons from aviation to improve patient safety.

Davidson M, Brennan PA. Leading article: What has an Airbus A380 Captain got to do with OMFS? Lessons from aviation to improve patient safety. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2019;57(5):407-411. doi:10.1016/j.bjoms.2019.02.012.

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June 12, 2019
Davidson M, Brennan PA. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2019;57(5):407-411.

Aviation has provided health care with insights regarding how systems approaches, blame-free reporting, and teamwork can prevent failure. This commentary summarizes tactics used in aviation that have been applied to surgery in support of efforts to reduce patient harm.

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Davidson M, Brennan PA. Leading article: What has an Airbus A380 Captain got to do with OMFS? Lessons from aviation to improve patient safety. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2019;57(5):407-411. doi:10.1016/j.bjoms.2019.02.012.

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