TeamSTEPPS®: Research/Evidence Base

Physician/Nurse Collaboration

Dechairo-Marino, A., Jordan-Marsh, M., Traiger, G., & Saulo, M. (2001). Nurse/physician collaboration: action research and the lessons learned. The Journal of Nursing Administration 31(5), 223-232. Select to access the abstract.

Lingard, L., Regehr, G., Orser, B., et al. (2008). Evaluation of a preoperative checklist and team briefing among surgeons, nurses, and anesthesiologists to reduce failures in communication. Archives of Surgery 143(1), 12-17. Select to access the abstract.

Makary, M. A., Sexton, J. B., Freischlag, J. A., et al. (2006). Operating room teamwork among physicians and nurses: Teamwork in the eye of the beholder. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 202(5), 746-52. Select to access the abstract.

Rosenstein, A. H., et al. (2002). Disruptive physician behavior contributions to nursing shortage. Study links bad behavior by doctors to nurses leaving the profession. Physician Executive 28(6), 8-11. Select to access the abstract.

Saxton, R., Hines, T., & Enriquez, M. (2009). The negative impact of nurse-physician disruptive behavior on patient safety: a review of the literature. Journal of Patient Safety 5(3), 180-3. 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.

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