Training situational awareness to reduce surgical errors in the operating room.
Graafland M, Schraagen JMC, Boermeester MA, Bemelman WA, Schijven MP. Br J Surg. 2015;102:16-23.
According to this systematic review, programs aimed at teaching situational awareness in the operating room lack robust evidence that they are effective. The authors suggest adopting strategies for developing situational awareness from other industries.
Analysis of errors enacted by surgical trainees during skills training courses.
Tang B, Hanna GB, Cuschieri A. Surgery. 2005;138:14-20.
Minimizing surgical error by incorporating objective assessment into surgical education.
Champion HR, Meglan DA, Shair EK. J Am Coll Surg. 2008;207:284-291.
Effects of the introduction of the WHO "Surgical Safety Checklist" on in-hospital mortality: a cohort study.
van Klei WA, Hoff RG, van Aarnhem EE, et al. Ann Surg. 2012;255:44-49.
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Protecting patients from an unsafe system: the etiology and recovery of intraoperative deviations in care.
Hu YY, Arriaga AF, Roth EM, et al. Ann Surg. 2012;256:203-210.