Journal Article
Commentary

Debriefing in the emergency department after clinical events: a practical guide.

Kessler DO, Cheng A, Mullan PC. Annals of emergency medicine. 2015;65:690-8.

Performing debriefs after clinical events is a critical learning and process improvement opportunity for teams in emergency settings. Exploring the evidence for debriefing in the emergency department, this commentary outlines how to determine when a debrief should happen, who should be involved, methods to conduct such discussions, and steps to develop a debriefing program in the clinical environment.