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Can aviation-based team training elicit sustainable behavioral change?
Sax HC, Browne P, Mayewski RJ, et al. Arch Surg. 2009;144:1133-1137.
Mark My Limb.
O'Leary DS, Jacott WE. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. December 2004.
The efficacy of medical team training: improved team performance and decreased operating room delays: a detailed analysis of 4863 cases.
Wolf FA, Way LW, Stewart L. Ann Surg. 2010;252:477-485.
Multiprofessional team simulation training, based on an obstetric model, can improve teamwork in other areas of health care.
van der Nelson HA, Siassakos D, Bennett J, et al. Am J Med Qual. 2014;29:78-82.
From the flight deck to the operating room: an initial pilot study of the feasibility and potential impact of true interdisciplinary team training using high-fidelity simulation.
Paige J, Kozmenko V, Morgan B, et al. J Surg Educ. 2007;64:369-377.
Pilot testing of a model for insurer-driven, large-scale multicenter simulation training for operating room teams.
Arriaga AF, Gawande AA, Raemer DB, et al; Harvard Surgical Safety Collaborative. Ann Surg. 2014;259:403-410.
Surgical mistakes persist in Bay State: still a tiny fraction of total procedures.
Kowalczyk L. Boston Globe. October 26, 2007;Metro section:1A.
Improving patient safety: patient-focused, high-reliability team training.
McKeon LM, Cunningham PD, Detty Oswaks JS. J Nurs Care Qual. 2009;24:76-82.
Crew resource management improved perception of patient safety in the operating room.
Gore DC, Powell JM, Baer JG, et al. Am J Med Qual. 2010;25:60-63.
A surgical simulation curriculum for senior medical students based on TeamSTEPPS.
Meier AH, Boehler ML, McDowell CM, et al. Arch Surg. 2012;147:761-766.
Communication failure in the operating room.
Halverson AL, Casey JT, Andersson J, et al. Surgery. 2011;49:305-310.
Briefing and debriefing in the operating room using fighter pilot crew resource management.
McGreevy JM, Otten TD. J Am Coll Surg. 2007;205:169-176.
Effect of a comprehensive surgical safety system on patient outcomes.
de Vries EN, Prins HA, Crolla RM, et al; SURPASS Collaborative Group. N Engl J Med. 2010;363:1928-1937.
Association between implementation of a medical team training program and surgical mortality.
Neily J, Mills PD, Young-Xu Y, et al. JAMA
Does teamwork improve performance in the operating room? A multilevel evaluation.
Weaver SJ, Rosen MA, DiazGranados D, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2010;36:133-142.
Effects of a multicentre teamwork and communication programme on patient outcomes: results from the Triad for Optimal Patient Safety (TOPS) project.
Auerbach AD, Sehgal NL, Blegen MA, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;22:118-126.
Surgical team training: promoting high reliability with nontechnical skills.
Paige JT. Surg Clin North Am. 2010;90:569-581.
Beyond the count: preventing the retention of foreign objects.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. June 2009;6:39-45.
Incorrect surgical procedures within and outside of the operating room.
Neily J, Mills PD, Eldridge N, et al. Arch Surg. 2009;144:1028-1034.
Using crew resource management and a 'read-and-do checklist' to reduce failure-to-rescue events on a step-down unit.
Young-Xu Y, Fore AM, Metcalf A, Payne K, Neily J, Sculli GL. Am J Nurs. 2013;113:51-57.
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