• Study
  • Published April 2015

Inadequate preoperative team briefings lead to more intraoperative adverse events.

Though preoperative briefings are recommended to enhance team communication, they are incompletely implemented and evidence regarding their benefit is not well-established. This audit study found that inadequate preoperative briefings resulted in more minor adverse events. This finding adds to the evidence of their importance but does not address implementation challenges.

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