Non-Technical Skills (NTS) for enhancing patient safety: achievements and future directions

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Naonori Kodate; Alastair J. Ross; Janet E. Anderson; Rhona Flin;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Japanese Society for Quality and Safety in Healthcare
  • Subject: Patient safety | Human factors | Non-technical skills | NTC, patient safety, non-technical skill, inter-professional relations, medical education and training, systems theory, resilience engineering | Healthcare | Resilience engineering

Problems in team communication and decision making have been implicated in accidents in high risk industries such as aviation, off shore oil processing, nuclear power generation. Recognition of the role that breakdowns in communication and teamwork play in patient... View more
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