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Team situation awareness and the anticipation of patient progress during ICU rounds

By Tom W. Reader, Rhona Flin, Kathryn Mearns and Brian H. Cuthbertson


Background The ability of medical teams to develop and maintain team situation awareness (team SA) is crucial for patient safety. Limited research has investigated team SA within clinical environments. This study reports the development of a method for investigating team SA during the intensive care unit (ICU) round and describes the results

Topics: RA Public aspects of medicine
Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group Ltd
Year: 2011
DOI identifier: 10.1136/bmjqs.2010.048561
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Provided by: LSE Research Online

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