Teamwork and quality during neonatal care in the delivery room

  title={Teamwork and quality during neonatal care in the delivery room},
  author={Erin Thomas and J. Bryan Sexton and Robert E. Lasky and Robert L. Helmreich and David Crandell and Jon E. Tyson},
  journal={Journal of Perinatology},
Objective:Experts believe good teamwork among health care providers may improve quality. We sought to measure the frequency of team behaviors during delivery room care and to explore how these behaviors relate to the quality of care.Study design:We video recorded neonatal resuscitation teams then used independent observers to measure teamwork behaviors and compliance with Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) guidelines (a measure of quality of care).Results:Observer agreement was either fair or… CONTINUE READING