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Develop a Game Plan to Educate and Prepare Residents for an Intraoperative Crisis
(Posted July 2019)
Paul J. Schenarts, MD, FACS, and Brett H. Waibel, MD, FACS

This article is intended for attending surgeons, surgical educators, and senior residents on how to prepare for an intraoperative crisis. After reading this manuscript, the reader will be able to:

  • Develop a series of common “war game” scenarios to teach residents how to react during an intraoperative crisis
  • Conduct a formal after-action review
  • Incorporate lessons learned from the after-action review into future war games

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