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NTS Literature


Relevant papers and resources are listed below

 (i)            NOTSS Evaluation 

Crossley J, Marriott J, Purdie H, Beard JD. 2011. Prospective observational study to evaluate NOTSS (Non-Technical Skills for Surgeons) for assessing trainees' non-technical performance in the operating theatre. British Journal of Surgery, 98, 1010-1020. PubMED PMID: 21480195

Sharma B, Mishra A, Aggarwal R, Grantcharov TP. 2011. Non-technical skills assessment in surgery. Surgical oncology, 20, 169-77. PubMed PMID: 21129950

Yule S, Rowley D, Flin R, Maran N, Youngson GG, Duncan J, Paterson‐Brown S. 2009. Experience matters: Comparing novice and expert ratings of non‐technical skills using the NOTSS system. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 79, 154‐160. PubMed PMID: 19317781

Yule S, Flin R, Maran N, Rowley DR, Youngson GG, Paterson-Brown S. 2008. Surgeons' non-technical skills in the operating room: Reliability testing of the NOTSS behaviour rating system. World Journal of Surgery, 32, 548-556. PubMed PMID: 18259809 

Arora S, Miskovic D, Hull L, Moorthy K, Aggarwal R, Johannsson H, et al. 2011. Self vs expert assessment of technical and non-technical skills in high fidelity simulation. The American Journal of Surgery, 202, 500-6. PubMed PMID: 21943950
 

 

(ii)          NOTSS implementation

Yule S, Smink D. 2013. Competency-based surgical care: Nontechnical skills in surgery. ACS Surgery: Principles and Practice. 

Kissane-Lee N, Fiedler A, Mazer L, Pozner C, Smink D, Yule S. 2013. Coaching Surgical Residents on Leadership in a Simulated Operating Room: Randomized Controlled Trial. Amercian College of Surgeons Clinical Congress.  

Dedy N, Zevin B, Bonrath E, Grantcharov T. 2013. Non-technical skills of surgery residents: does experiential learning lead to competence? American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, Washington, DC. 

Yule S, Paterson-Brown S. 2012. Surgeons' non-technical skills. Surg Clin North Am, 92, 37-50. PubMed PMID: 22269259. Epub 2012/01/25. eng. 

Dickinson I, Watters D, Graham I, Montgomery P, Collins J. 2009. Guide to the Assessment of Competence and Performance in Practicing Surgeons. ANZ journal of surgery, 79, 198-204. PubMed PMID: 19317789

Yule S, Flin R, Rowley D, Mitchell A, Youngson GG, Maran N, Paterson-Brown S. 2008. Debriefing surgical trainees on non-technical skills (NOTSS). Cognition, Technology & Work, 10, 265-274. PubMed PMID: 18259809

Flin R, Yule S, Paterson-Brown S, Maran N, Rowley DR, Youngson GG. 2007. Teaching surgeons about non-technical skills. The Surgeon, 5, 86-89. PubMed PMID: 17450689

 

(iii)          Adaptions of NOTSS

Pugh C, Cohen E, Kwan C, Cannon-Bowers J. 2014. A comparative assessment and gap analysis of commonly used team rating scales. Journal of Surgical Research, 190, 445-50. PubMed PMID: 24880200

Spanager L, Beier-Holgersen R, Dieckmann P, Konge L, Rosenberg J, Oestergaard D. 2013. Reliable assessment of general surgeons’ non-technical skills based on video-recordings of patient simulated scenarios. American Journal of Surgery, 206, 810-7. PubMed PMID: 23871323

Spanager L, Lyk-Jensen H, Dieckmann P, Wettergren A, Rosenberg J, Ostergaard D. 2012. Customization of a tool to assess Danish surgeons’ non-technical skills in the operating room. Danish Medical Journal, 59, 1-6. PubMed PMID: 23171747

Spanager L, Lyk-Jensen H, Dieckmann P, Wettergren A, Rosenberg J, Ostergaard D. 2012. Customization of a tool to assess Danish surgeons’ non-technical skills in the operating room. Danish Medical Journal, 59, 1-6. 

Lin Y, Scott JW, Mutabazi Z, Smink D, Yule S, Riviello R, Ntakdyiruta G. Strong support for a context-specific curriculum on non-technical skills for surgeons (NOTSS). East and Central African Journal of Surgery 2016:21(3):3-5

Scott J, Lin Y, Ntakiyiruta G, Mutabazi ZA, Davis WA, Morris MA, Smink DS, Riviello R, Yule S. Contextual Challenges to Safe Surgery in a Resource-Limited Setting: A Multicenter, Multiprofessional Qualitative Study. Annals of Surgery (2017, in press Mar 2). doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002193.