TeamSTEPPS®: National Implementation Research/Evidence Base

Surgical Care and OR

Awad, S., Fagan, S., Bellows, C., et al. (2005). Bridging the communication gap in the operating room with medical team training. American Journal of Surgery, 190(5), 770-4. Select to access the abstract.

Bleakley, A., Allard, J., & Hobbs, A. (2013). 'Achieving ensemble': communication in orthopaedic surgical teams and the development of situation awareness-an observational study using live videotaped examples. Advances in Health Sciences Education, 18(1), 33-56. Select to access the abstract.

Bognàr, A., Barach, P., Johnson, J. K., et al. (2008). Errors and the burden of errors: attitudes, perceptions, and the culture of safety in pediatric cardiac surgical teams. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 85(4), 1374-81. Select to access the abstract.

Dedy, N. J., Zevin, B., Bonrath, E. M., Grantcharov, T. P. (2013). Current concepts of team training in surgical residency: A survey of North American program directors. Journal of Surgical Education, 70(5), 578-84. Select to access the abstract.

Greenberg, C. C., Regenbogen, S. E., Studdert, D. M., et al. (2007). Patterns of communication breakdowns resulting in injury to surgical patients. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 204(4): 533-40. Select to access the abstract.

Guerlain, S., Adamns, R., Turrentine, F., et al. (2005). Assessing team performance in the operating room: Development and use of a “black-box” recorder and other tools for the intraoperative environment. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 200(1), 29-37. Select to access the abstract.

Healey, A., Undre, S., & Vincent, C. (2004). Developing observational measures of performance in surgical teams. Quality and Safety in Health Care, 13, 133-40. Select to access the abstract.

Healey, A., Undre, S., & Vincent, C. (2006). Defining the technical skills of teamwork in surgery. Quality and Safety in Health Care, 15, 231-4. Select to access the abstract.

Healey, G. B., Barker, J., & Madonna, G. (2006). The surgeon as leader. Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons, 91, 26-9.

Helmreich, R. L., Schaefer. H-G. (1994). Team performance in the operating room. In: Bogner MS, ed. Human Error in Healthcare. Mahwah, NJ: LEA.

Hoang, T. N., Kang, J., et al. (2013). Filling in the gaps of predeployment fleet surgical team training using a team-centered approach. Journal of Special Operations Medicine, 13(4), 22-33. Select to access the abstract.

Lingard, L., Espin, S., Whyte, S., et al. (2004). Communication failures in the operating room: An observational classification of recurrent types and effects. Quality and Safety in Health Care, 13(5), 330-4. 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., Holzmueller, C. G., Thompson, D. A., et al. (2006). Operating Room briefings: Working on the same page. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Safety, 32(6), 351-5. 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.

Mazzocco, K., Petitti, D., Fong, K., et al. 92009). Surgical team behaviors and patient outcomes. American Journal of Surgery, 197(5), 678-85. Select to access the abstract.

Meier, A. H., Boehler, M. L., et al. (2012). A surgical simulation curriculum for senior medical students based on TeamSTEPPS. Archives of Surgery, 147(8), 761-6. Select to access the abstract.

Mills, P., Neily, J., & Dunn, E. (2008). Teamwork and Communication in surgical teams: Implications for patient safety. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 206(I), 107-12. Select to access the abstract.

Mishra, A., Catchpole, K., & McMulloch, P. (2009). The Oxford NOTECHS system: Reliability and validity of a tool for measuring teamwork behavior in the operating theatre. Quality and Safety in Health Care, 18(2), 104-8. Select to access the abstract.

Moorthy, K., Munz, Y., Adams, S., Pandey, V., & Darzi, A. (2005). A human factors analysis of technical and team skills among surgical trainees during procedural simulations in a simulated operating theatre. Annals of Surgery, 242(5), 631-8. Select to access the abstract.

Nundy, S., Mukherjee, A., Sexton, J., et al. (2008). Impact of preoperative briefings on operating room delays: a preliminary report. Archives of Surgery, 143(11), 1068-72. Select to access the abstract.

Paige, J. T., Garbee D. D., et al. (2013). Getting a head start: High-fidelity, simulation-based operating room team training of interprofessional students. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. Select to access the abstract.

Paull, D. E., Deleeuw, L. D., Wolk, S., Paige, J. T., Neily, J. & Mills, P. D. (2013). The effect of simulation-based crew resource management training on measurable teamwork and communication among interprofessional teams caring for postoperative patients. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 44(11), 516-24. Select to access the abstract.

Powers, K., Rehrig, S., Irias, N., et al. (2008). Simulated laparoscopic operating room crisis: An approach to enhance the surgical team performance. Surgical Endoscopy, 22(4), 885-90Select to access the abstract.

Sevdalis, N., Lyons, M., Healey, A., Undre, S., Darzi, A., & Vincent, C. (2009). Observational teamwork assessment for surgery: Construct validation with expert versus novice raters. Annals of Surgery 249(6), 1047-51. Select to access the abstract.

Sexton, J., Makary, M., Tersigni, A., et al. (2006). Teamwork in the operating room: Frontline perspectives among hospitals and operating room personnel. Anesthesiology 105(5), 877-84. Select to access the abstract.

Stahl, K., Palileo, A., Schulman, C., Wilson, K., Augenstein, J., Kiffin, C., et al. (2009). Enhancing patient safety in the trauma/surgical intensive care unit. Journal of Trauma 67, 430-5. Select to access the abstract.

Timmel, J., Kent, P. S., Holzmueller, C. G., Paine, L. A., Schulick, R. D., & Pronovost, P. J. (2010). Impact of the comprehensive unit-based safety program (CUSP) on safety culture in a surgical inpatient unit. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety 36(6), 252-60. Select to access the abstract.

Weaver, S., Rosen, M., DiazGranados, D., et al. (2010). Does teamwork improve performance in the operating room? A multilevel evaluation. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety 35(8), 398-405. Select to access the abstract.

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