Observational teamwork assessment for surgery: construct validation with expert versus novice raters.

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OBJECTIVE To test the construct validity of the Observational Teamwork Assessment for Surgery (OTAS) tool. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Poor teamwork in surgical teams has been implicated in adverse events to patients. The OTAS is a tool that assesses teamwork in real time for the entire surgical team. Existing empirical research on OTAS has yet to explore how… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e3181a50220

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@article{Sevdalis2009ObservationalTA, title={Observational teamwork assessment for surgery: construct validation with expert versus novice raters.}, author={Nick Sevdalis and Melinda Lyons and Andrew N. Healey and Shabnam Undre and Ara Darzi and Charles A. Vincent}, journal={Annals of surgery}, year={2009}, volume={249 6}, pages={1047-51} }