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A prospective study of paediatric cardiac surgical microsystems: assessing the relationships between non-routine events, teamwork and patient outcomes.
Schraagen JM, Schouten T, Smit M, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2011;20:599-603.
This study used structured observations to identify effective teamwork behaviors and illustrated that high performing teams are more resilient when operations become more challenging. However, patient outcomes may be worse with higher teamwork levels because those cases are more complex.
Sower VE, Duffy JA, Kohers G. American Society for Quality. August 2008.
This article describes the application of Formula One pit stop techniques to improving hand-off systems within a health care setting in the context of one British hospital's research on teamwork in Formula One pit crews.