Checklists, Huddles, and Debriefs: Critical Tools to Improve Team Performance in Obstetrics

Fatima Estrada Trejo, Catherine M. Igel, Meleen Chuang, Komal Bajaj, Peter S. Bernstein

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Checklists, huddles, and debriefs are tools being more commonly adopted in health care with the goal to achieve a safer health system. Details regarding what, how and when to implement these tools in different circumstances related to women's health are described in this review.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalClinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2019



  • checklists
  • debriefs
  • huddles
  • obstetric emergencies
  • patient safety

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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