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The study, first published in 2006, looks at patient safety from the perspective of surgery, looking at surgeons' technical skills, surgical team performance in the operating theatre, the team's views of their performance, interruptions and distractions, and multidisciplinary team training in surgery using simulated training scenarios.

Original publication




Journal article


J Health Serv Res Policy

Publication Date



15 Suppl 1


40 - 43


Clinical Competence, Computer Simulation, General Surgery, Humans, Interprofessional Relations, Operating Rooms, Patient Care Team, Safety Management