Operating room briefings: working on the same page

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2006 Jun;32(6):351-5. doi: 10.1016/s1553-7250(06)32045-4.


This tool, which takes one or two minutes to use, provides a structured approach to promote effective interdisciplinary communication and teamwork in the operating room--or any other area, such as an intensive care unit, inpatient unit, or outpatient clinic.

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Interdisciplinary Communication*
  • Operating Rooms / organization & administration*
  • Patient Care Team / organization & administration*
  • Quality Assurance, Health Care / methods*
  • Quality Assurance, Health Care / organization & administration*