Human factors training

Emma Howie, Steven Yule

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The aim of this article is to introduce the concept of human factors training, illustrate the importance of human factors to safe surgical care, and clarify the relationship between human factors science and non-technical skills.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)811-815
Number of pages5
JournalSurgery (United Kingdom)
Issue number12
Early online date10 Nov 2021
Publication statusPublished - 9 Dec 2021


  • Human factors
  • non-technical skills
  • patient safety
  • simulation
  • training

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