Teamwork for clinical emergencies: interprofessional focus group analysis and triangulation with simulation.

@article{Bristowe2012TeamworkFC,
  title={Teamwork for clinical emergencies: interprofessional focus group analysis and triangulation with simulation.},
  author={Katherine Bristowe and Dimitrios Siassakos and Helen Hambly and Jo Angouri and Andrew Yelland and Timothy J Draycott and Robert Fox},
  journal={Qualitative health research},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 10},
  pages={1383-94}
}
Our purpose was to investigate health care professionals' beliefs about effective teamwork in medical emergencies based on their experiences. We used framework analysis of interprofessional focus groups in four secondary and tertiary maternity units. The participants were randomly selected senior and junior doctors, senior and junior midwives, and health care assistants, in five groups of 5 to 7 participants each. We found that optimal teamwork was perceived to be dependent on good leadership… CONTINUE READING
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