The active components of effective training in obstetric emergencies.

  title={The active components of effective training in obstetric emergencies.},
  author={Dimitrios Siassakos and Joanna F Crofts and Cathy Winter and Carl P. Weiner and Timothy J Draycott},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  volume={116 8},
Confidential enquiries into poor perinatal outcomes have identified deficiencies in team working as a common factor and have recommended team training in the management of obstetric emergencies. Isolated aviation-based team training programmes have not been associated with improved perinatal outcomes when applied to labour ward settings, whereas obstetric-specific training interventions with integrated teamwork have been associated with clinical improvements. This commentary reviews obstetric… CONTINUE READING