Assessing teamwork in medical education and practice: relating behavioural teamwork ratings and clinical performance.

@article{Wright2009AssessingTI,
  title={Assessing teamwork in medical education and practice: relating behavioural teamwork ratings and clinical performance.},
  author={Melanie C. Wright and Barbara G. Phillips-Bute and Emil Petrusa and Kathleen L Griffin and Gene W Hobbs and Jeffrey M. Taekman},
  journal={Medical teacher},
  year={2009},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={
          30-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Problems with communication and team coordination are frequently linked to adverse events in medicine. However, there is little experimental evidence to support a relationship between observer ratings of teamwork skills and objective measures of clinical performance. AIM Our main objective was to test the hypothesis that observer ratings of team skill will correlate with objective measures of clinical performance. METHODS Nine teams of medical students were videotaped performing… CONTINUE READING