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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.
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