Simulation - October 2015

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Simulation Update - October 2015

 Table of Contents


High Level Evidence. 1

Human Factors. 2

Medical Debriefing. 2

Medical Errors & Patient Safety. 2

Simulation & Medical Training. 3

Team Training. 3

HEFT Libraries- Good Hope, Heartlands and Solihull 4


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High Level Evidence


Piromchai, P.; Avery, A. et al. 2015 Virtual reality training for improving the skills needed for performing surgery of the ear, nose or throat Cochrane ENT Group Full text


Human Factors

Barbeito, A., Bonifacio, A., Holtschneider, M., et al. Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center Patient Safety Center 2015, "In Situ Simulated Cardiac Arrest Exercises to Detect System Vulnerabilities", Simulation in Healthcare, vol. 10, no. 3 Full text

Calhoun, A.W., Pian-Smith, M., Truog, R.D., Gaba, D.M. & Meyer, E.C. 2015, "Deception and Simulation Education: Issues, Concepts, and Commentary", Simulation in Healthcare, vol. 10, no. 3 Full text

Greig, P.R., Higham, H. & Vaux, E. 2015, "Lack of standardisation between specialties for human factors content in postgraduate training: an analysis of specialty curricula in the UK", BMJ quality & safety, vol. 24, no. 9, pp. 558-560.

Thiels, C.A., Lal, T.M., Nienow, J.M., et al. 0629, Surgical never events and contributing human factors Abstract

Wood, S.D., Candeland, J.L., Dinning, A.; 2015, "Our approach to changing the culture of caring for the acutely unwell patient at a large UK teaching hospital: A service improvement focus on Early Warning Scoring tools", Intensive & critical care nursing : the official journal of the British Association of Critical Care Nurses, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 106-115.

Medical Debriefing

Arora, S., Hull, L.F., Fitzpatrick, M.F., et al. 0601, Crisis management on surgical wards: a simulation-based approach to enhancing technical, teamwork, and patient interaction skills. Full text

Cheng, A., Grant, V., Dieckmann, P., Arora, S., Robinson, T. & Eppich, W. 2015, "Faculty Development for Simulation Programs: Five Issues for the Future of Debriefing Training", Simulation in Healthcare, vol. 10, no. 4 Full text

Jaye, P., Thomas, L. & Reedy, G. 2015; 2015, "‘The Diamond’: a structure for simulation debrief ", The Clinical Teacher, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 171-175.

Pena, G., Altree, M., Field, J., et al. 0702, Nontechnical skills training for the operating room: A prospective study using simulation and didactic workshop Abstract


Medical Errors & Patient Safety

Ely, J.W. Checklists to prevent diagnostic errors: a pilot randomized controlled trial Diagnosis 2015, vol 2, no. 3 Full text

Anthes, E., Clarke, J.R., McLean, T.R., et al. 0601, Hospital checklists are meant to save lives - so why do they often fail Full text

Bolger, G. & Moss, R. 2015, "Reducing errors in blood transfusion with barcodes", Nursing Times, vol. 111, no. 15, pp. 18.

Bonrath, E.M., Gordon, L.E. & Grantcharov, T.P. 2015, "Characterising ‘near miss’ events in complex laparoscopic surgery through video analysis", BMJ Quality & Safety, vol. 24, no. 8, pp. 516 Full text

Burlison JDScott SDBrowne EK et al. 2014, "The second victim experience and support tool: validation of an organizational resource for assessing second victim effects and the quality of support resources.", J Patient Saf, vol. [Epub ahead of print]. Abstract

Drach-Zahavy, A. & Hadid, N. 2015, "Nursing handovers as resilient points of care: linking handover strategies to treatment errors in the patient care in the following shift", Journal of advanced nursing, vol. 71, no. 5, pp. 1135-1145.

Goulet, H., Guerand, V., Bloom, B., et al. 2015, "Unexpected death within 72 hours of emergency department visit: were those deaths preventable?", Critical Care (London, England), vol. 19, pp. 154

Haugen, A.S., Softeland, E., Almeland, S.K., et al. 2015, "Effect of the World Health Organization checklist on patient outcomes: a stepped wedge cluster randomized controlled trial", Annals of Surgery, vol. 261, no. 5, pp. 821-828.

Ofosu, R. & Jarrett, P. 2015, "Reducing nurse medicine administration errors", Nursing Times, vol. 111, no. 20, pp. 12.

Patel, V.L., Kannampallil, T.G. & Shortliffe, E.H. 2015, "Role of cognition in generating and mitigating clinical errors", BMJ Quality & Safety, vol. 24, no. 7, pp. 468-474.

Polisena, J., Gagliardi, A., Urbach, D., Clifford, T. & Fiander, M. 2015, "Factors that influence the recognition, reporting and resolution of incidents related to medical devices and other healthcare technologies: a systematic review", Systematic reviews, vol. 4, pp. 37.

Pusic, M.V., Chiaramonte, R., Gladding, S., Andrews, J.S., Pecaric, M.R. & Boutis, K. 2015, "Accuracy of self-monitoring during learning of radiograph interpretation ", Medical education, vol. 49, no. 8, pp. 838-846.

Stultz, J.S. & Nahata, M.C. 2015, "Preventability of Voluntarily Reported or Trigger Tool-Identified Medication Errors in a Pediatric Institution by Information Technology: A Retrospective Cohort Study", Drug safety, vol. 38, no. 7, pp. 661-670.

Thiels, C.A., Lal, T.M., Nienow, J.M., et al. 2015, "Surgical never events and contributing human factors", Surgery, vol. 158, no. 2, pp. 515-521.

Simulation & Medical Training

Burrell, D.A. & Bienstock, J.L. 2015, "Improving patient outcomes through supervision and simulation ", Medical education, vol. 49, no. 7, pp. 647-649.

Gallagher, A.G., Satava, R.M., Brewin, J. Surgical Simulation: Seeing the Bigger Picture and Asking the Right Questions, Annals of surgery 2014 vol. 262, no 2 0915

Greenstein, Y.Y., Martin, T.J., Rolnitzky, L., et al. 2015, "Goal-Directed Transthoracic Echo-cardiography During Advanced Cardiac Life Support: A Pilot Study Using Simulation to Assess Ability", Simulation in Healthcare, vol. 10, no. 4 Full text

Naismith, L.M., Cheung, J.J., Ringsted, C. & Cavalcanti, R.B. 2015, "Limitations of subjective cognitive load measures in simulation-based procedural training ", Medical education, vol. 49, no. 8, pp. 805-814.

Pitt, M., Monks, T., Crowe, S. & Vasilakis, C. 2015, "Systems modelling and simulation in health service design, delivery and decision making", BMJ Quality & Safety, . Full text

Schick, C.J., Weiss, M., Kolbe, M., et al. 2015, "Simulation With PARTS (Phase-Augmented Research and Training Scenarios): A Structure Facilitating Research and Assessment in Simulation", Simulation in Healthcare, vol. 10, no. 3
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Siegel, N.A., Kobayashi, L., Dunbar-Viveiros, J., et al. 2015, "In Situ Medical Simulation Investigation of Emergency Department Procedural Sedation With Randomized Trial of Experimental Bedside Clinical Process Guidance Intervention", Simulation in Healthcare, vol. 10, no. 3 Full text

Singh, P., Aggarwal, R., Pucher, P.H., et al. "An immersive ‘simulation week’ enhances clinical performance of incoming surgical interns improved performance persists at 6 months follow-up", Surgery, vol. 157, no. 3, pp. 432-443 Abstract

Topps, D., Ellaway, R. & Kupsh, C. 2015; 2015, "Hockey lines for simulation-based learning ", The Clinical Teacher, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 161-164.

Williams, H., Yang, L., Gale, J., Paranehewa, S., Joshi, A., Westwood, M. & Weerackody, R. 2015; 2015, "Simulation of cardiac emergencies with real patients ", The Clinical Teacher, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 341-345.

Team Training

Aura, S.M., Sormunen, M.S.T., Jordan, S.E., et al. 2015, "Learning Outcomes Associated With Patient Simulation Method in Pharmacotherapy Education: An Integrative Review", Simulation in Healthcare, vol. 10, no. 3 Full text

Chang, T.P., Kwan, K.Y., Liberman, D., Song, E., Dao, E.H., Chung, D., Morton, I. & Festekjian, A. 2015, "Introducing Teamwork Challenges in Simulation Using Game Cards", Simulation in Healthcare, vol. 10, no. 4 Full text

Dickter, D.N., Stielstra, S. & Lineberry, M. 2015, "Interrater Reliability of Standardized Actors Versus Nonactors in a Simulation Based Assessment of Interprofessional Collaboration", Simulation in Healthcare, vol. 10, no. 4 Full text

Hamilton, A.J., Prescher, H., Biffar, D.E., et al. 0618, Simulation trainer for practicing emergent open thoracotomy procedures Abstract

Niell, B.L., Kattapuram T FAU - Halpern, Elkan,F., et al. 0729, Prospective analysis of an inter-professional team training program using high-fidelity simulation of contrast reactions. Abstract

Thomas, I. 2015; 2015, "Student views of stressful simulated ward rounds ", The Clinical Teacher, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 346-352.

Truijens, S.E.M., Banga, F.R., Fransen, A.F., et al. 2015, "The Effect of Multiprofessional Simulation-Based Obstetric Team Training on Patient-Reported Quality of Care: A Pilot Study", Simulation in Healthcare, vol. 10, no. 4 Full text

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