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Non-technical Skills of Surgeons and Anaesthetists In Simulated Operating Theatre Crises

  • July 1, 2017

This study sought to characterize the impact of surgeon and anaesthetist non-technical skills on the time it takes to resolve a crisis during simulation-based operative team training that was funded by a CRICO initiative. 


Study Conclusion: A higher level of non-technical skills of surgeons and anaesthetists led to quicker crisis resolution in a simulated operating room environment.

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Doumouras AG, Hamidi M, Lung K, Tarola  CL,  Tsao MW,  Scott JW, Smink DS,  Yule S. Non-technical skills of surgeons and anaesthetists in simulated operating theatre crises. British Journal of  Surgery. July 2017; 104(8) : 1028–1036. doi: 10.1002/bjs.10526