Patient safety in the cardiac operating room: Human factors and teamwork: A scientific statement from the american heart association

Joyce A. Wahr, Richard L. Prager, J. H. Abernathy, Elizabeth A. Martinez, Eduardo Salas, Patricia C. Seifert, Robert C. Groom, Bruce D. Spiess, Bruce E. Searles, Thoralf M. Sundt, Juan A. Sanchez, Scott A. Shappell, Michael H. Culig, Elizabeth H. Lazzara, David C. Fitzgerald, Vinod H. Thourani, Pirooz Eghtesady, John S. Ikonomidis, Michael R. England, Frank W. SellkeNancy A. Nussmeier

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150 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1139-1169
Number of pages31
Issue number10
StatePublished - Sep 3 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • AHA Scientific Statements
  • briefing
  • communication
  • handoff
  • patient care team
  • patient safety
  • patient-centered care
  • safety culture
  • simulation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Physiology (medical)

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