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ABSTRACT: Teaching nontechnical skills in surgical residency: A systematic review of current approaches and outcomes

BACKGROUND:A growing body of evidence suggests that nontechnical skills NTS of surgeons play an important role in patient safety in the operating room and can be improved through specific training interventions. The need to address communication and interpersonal skills in postgraduate medical education has been emphasized by the respective regulatory

ABSTRACT: Surgeons don’t know what they don’t know about the safe use of energy in surgery.

Abstract BACKGROUND: Surgeons are not required to train on energy-based devices or document their knowledge of safety issues related to their use. Their understanding of how to safely use the devices has never formally been tested. This study assessed that knowledge in a cohort of gastrointestinal surgeons and determined if key facts