Team Approach

  • Benjamin Porter
  • Harjot Singh


Patient blood management in cardiac surgery can only be effective if the theater team and intensive care staff collaborate. Excellent teamwork however requires insight in system ergonomics and non-technical skills. This chapter will illustrate specific interventions that can be introduced in a local clinical setting to enhance teamworking and improve performace and outcomes.


Leadership Team Organization Management Communication Support Conflict 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Benjamin Porter
    • 1
  • Harjot Singh
    • 1
  1. 1.The Featherstone Department of Anesthesia and Intensive CareQueen Elizabeth Hospital BirminghamBirminghamUK

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