What about doctors? The impact of medical errors.
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Medical errors affect not only the patients and families involved, but the clinicians and organization as well. This commentary focuses on physicians as second victims and how mistakes influence their emotional health, stress levels, and work performance.
Attitudes to teamwork and safety in the operating theatre.
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Defining the technical skills of teamwork in surgery.
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When surgery goes wrong: weighing up the risks.
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