TeamSTEPPS®: Research/Evidence Base

Labor and Delivery

Block M., Ehrenworth J. F., et al. (2013). Measuring handoff quality in labor and delivery: Development, validation, and application of the Coordination of Handoff Effectiveness Questionnaire (CHEQ). Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety 39(5), 213-20. Select to access the abstract.

Clark, S. (2008). Improved outcomes, fewer cesarean deliveries, and reduced litigation: results of a new paradigm in patient safety. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 199(2), 105:e1-7. Select to access the abstract.

Daniels, K. & Auguste, T. (2013). Moving forward in patient safety: Multidisciplinary team training. Seminars in Perinatology 37(3), 146-50. Select to access the abstract.

Daniels, K., Lipman, S., Harney, K., Arafeh, J., & Druzin, M. (2008). Use of simulation based team training for obstetric crises in resident education. Simulation in Healthcare 3(3), 154-60. Select to access the abstract.

Gardner, R., Walzer, T. B., Simon, R., Raemer, D. B. (2008). Obstetric simulation as a risk control strategy: course design and evaluation. Simulation in Healthcare 3(2), 119-27. Select to access the abstract.

Grunebaum A., Chervenak F., Skupski D. (2011). Effect of a comprehensive obstetric patient safety program on compensation payments and sentinel events. American Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology 204(2), 97-105. Select to access the abstract.

Haller, G., Garnerin P., Morales M. A., et al. (2008). Effect of crew resource management training in a multidisciplinary obstetrical setting. International Journal of Quality Health Care 20(4), 254-63. Select to access the abstract.

Mann, S., et al. (2006). Assessing quality obstetrical care: development of standardized measures. Joint Commission Journal on Quality Patient Safety 32, 497-505. Select to access the abstract.

Mann, S., & Pratt, S. D. (2008). Team approach to care in labor and delivery. Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology 51(4), 666-79. Select to access the abstract.

Maxfield, D. G., Lyndon, A., Kennedy, H. P., O'Keeffe, D. F. & Zlatnik, M. G. (2013). Confronting safety gaps across labor and delivery teams. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 209(5), 402-408.e3. Select to access the abstract.

Morgan, P., Pittini, R., Regehr, G., Marrs, C., & Haley, M. (2007). Evaluating teamwork in a simulated obstetric environment. Anesthesiology 106(5), 907-15. Select to access the abstract.

Nielsen, P. E., Goldman M. B., Mann S., et al. (2007). Effects of teamwork training on adverse outcomes and process of care in labor and delivery: a randomized controlled trial. Obstetrics and Gynecology 109(1), 48-55. Select to access the abstract.

Pettker, C. M., Thung, S. F., Norwitz, E.R., et al. (2009). Impact of a comprehensive patient safety strategy on obstetric adverse events. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 200(5), 492.e1-8. Select to access the abstract.

Pratt, S., Mann, S., Salisbury, M., et al. (2007). John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards. Impact of CRM-based training on obstetric outcomes and clinicians; patient safety attitudes. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety 33(12), 720-5. Select to access the abstract.

Riley, W., David S., Miller, K., et al. (2011). Didactic and simulation nontechnical skills team training to improve perinatal patient outcomes in a community hospital. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety 37(8), 357-64. Select to access the abstract.

Simpson, K. R., James, D. C., & Knox, G. E. (2006). Nurse-physician communication during labor and birth: implications for patient safety. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Neonatal Nursing 35(4), 547-56. Select to access the abstract.

Thomas, E. J., Sexton, J. B., & Helmreich, R. L. (2004). Translating teamwork behaviours from aviation to healthcare: Development of behavioural markers for neonatal resuscitation. Quality & Safety in Health Care 13(Suppl 1), i57-64. Select to access the abstract.

Veltman, L. L. (2007). Disruptive behavior in obstetrics: a hidden threat to patient safety. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 196(6), 587 e1-4. Select to access the abstract.

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