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dc.contributor.authorPang, C. L.en
dc.contributor.authorPatel, Salil Ben
dc.contributor.authorPilkington, Nen
dc.identifier.citationLessons from surgery and anaesthesia: evaluation of non-technical skills in interventional radiology. 2015, 6 (12):2054270415611834 JRSM Openen
dc.description.abstractIn the medical profession, surgery and anaesthesia are leading the way in identifying human errors that negatively affect patient safety. Evidence suggests that the implementation of non-technical skills assessments reduces such errors. Interventional Radiology is a procedural based speciality and therefore may also benefit from formal assessment of non-technical skills. This literature review supports the use of standardised assessment tools used in surgery and anaesthesia. Using the Downing framework of internal validity, the tools demonstrated good internal consistency but a spectrum of inter-rater variability, which can be partially improved with training. At present, a formal Interventional Radiology non-technical skills assessment tool is probably not suitable to be a stand-alone 'high stakes' assessment, but may be a useful adjunct to the existing array of workplace-based assessments.en
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to JRSM Openen
dc.subjectWessex Classification Subject Headings::Surgery::Anaesthesiaen
dc.subjectWessex Classification Subject Headings::Surgeryen
dc.subjectWessex Classification Subject Headings::Radiologyen
dc.titleLessons from surgery and anaesthesia: evaluation of non-technical skills in interventional radiology.en
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.identifier.journalJRSM openen
dc.description.noteThis article is available via Open Access. Click on the 'Additional Link' above to access the full-text.en

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