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Pa Patient Saf Advis. June 2010;7(suppl 2):1-16.
Articles in this special supplement outline tactics to improve communication including crew resource management, chain-of-command policies, and teamwork training.
Improving safety culture on adult medical units through multidisciplinary teamwork and communication interventions: the TOPS Project.
Blegen MA, Sehgal NL, Alldredge BK, Gearhart S, Auerbach AD, Wachter RM. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:346-350.
Code debriefing from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Team Training Program improves the cardiopulmonary resuscitation code process.
Percarpio KB, Harris FS, Hatfield BA, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2010;36:424-429:AP1.
Handoffs and communication: the underappreciated roles of situational awareness and inattentional blindness.
Gosbee J. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2010;53:545-558.
Beyond the count: preventing the retention of foreign objects.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. June 2009;6:39-45.
Comparative issues in aviation and surgical crew resource management: (1) are we too solution focused?
Hunt GJF, Callaghan KSN. ANZ J Surg. 2008;78:690-693.
Teams, tribes and patient safety: overcoming barriers to effective teamwork in healthcare.
Weller J, Boyd M, Cumin D. Postgrad Med J. 2014;90:149-154.
Promoting a culture of safety as a patient safety strategy: a systematic review.
Weaver SJ, Lubomski LH, Wilson RF, Pfoh ER, Martinez KA, Dy SM. Ann Intern Med. 2013;158(5 Pt 2):369-374.
There's a science for that: team development interventions in organizations.
Shuffler ML, DiazGranados D, Salas E. Curr Dir Psychol Sci. 2011;20:365-372.
Design and evaluation of simulation scenarios for a program introducing patient safety, teamwork, safety leadership, and simulation to healthcare leaders and managers.
Cooper JB, Singer SJ, Hayes J, et al. Simul Healthc. 2011;6:231-238.
The relationship of the emotional climate of work and threat to patient outcome in a high-volume thoracic surgery operating room team.
Nurok M, Evans LA, Lipsitz S, Satwicz P, Kelly A, Frankel A. BMJ Qual Saf. 2011;20:237-242.
Assessing and improving safety culture throughout an academic medical centre: a prospective cohort study.
Paine LA, Rosenstein BJ, Sexton JB, Kent P, Holzmueller CG, Pronovost PJ. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:547-554.
Outcomes of classroom-based team training interventions for multiprofessional hospital staff. A systematic review.
Rabøl LI, Østergaard D, Mogensen T. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:e27.
Patient safety and collaboration of the intensive care unit team.
Despins LA. Crit Care Nurse. April 2009;29:85-91.
A multidisciplinary team approach to retained foreign objects.
Cima RR, Kollengode A, Storsveen AS, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2009;35:123-132.
Toward a definition of teamwork in emergency medicine.
Fernandez R, Kozlowski SWJ, Shapiro MJ, Salas E. Acad Emerg Med. 2008;15:1104-1112.
Improving patient safety: patient-focused, high-reliability team training.
McKeon LM, Cunningham PD, Detty Oswaks JS. J Nurs Care Qual. 2009;24:76-82.
TeamSTEPPS: assuring optimal teamwork in clinical settings.
Clancy CM, Tornberg DN. Am J Med Qual. 2007;22:214-217.
Robots help keep doctors up on skills.
Bohan S. Oakland Tribune. January 27, 2007.
The collapse of sensemaking in organizations: the Mann Gulch disaster.
Weick KE. Adm Sci Q. 1993;38:628-652.
Simulation-based training: the missing link to lastingly improved patient safety and health?
Mileder LP, Schmölzer GM. Postgrad Med J. 2016 Feb 29; [Epub ahead of print].
Coaching to improve the quality of communication during briefings and debriefings.
Kleiner C, Link T, Maynard MT, Halverson Carpenter K. AORN J. 2014;100:358-368.
Barriers and facilitators for taking action after classroom-based crew resource management training at three ICUs.
Kemper PF, van Dyck C, Wagner C, Wouda L, de Bruijne M. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2014;40:311-318.
TeamSTEPPS 2.0 Core Curriculum.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; March 2014.
Current challenges and future perspectives for patient safety in surgery.
Stahel PF, Mauffrey C, Butler N. Patient Saf Surg. 2014;8:9.
Yurkiewicz I. Aeon Magazine. January 29, 2014.
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