Non-technical skills for anaesthetists: developing and applying ANTS.

  title={Non-technical skills for anaesthetists: developing and applying ANTS.},
  author={Rhona Flin and Rona Patey},
  journal={Best practice & research. Clinical anaesthesiology},
  volume={25 2},
This article examines the non-technical skills approach to enhancing operational safety, with particular reference to anaesthesia. Training and assessing the non-technical skills of staff in safety-critical occupations is accepted by high-risk industries, most notably aviation, but has only recently been adopted in health care. These authors explain the background to the concept of non-technical skills that was first adopted in relation to the behaviours of airline pilots and could enhance or… CONTINUE READING

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