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Table 2 (abstract A9). Summary of findings

From: Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Society in Europe for Simulation Applied to Medicine

Domain Junior Surgeons F1-ST2 Junior Registrars ST3-ST5 Senior Registrars ST6-ST8 All Registrars Consultants
Number of respondents 18 16 52 68 123
Aware of definition for human factors 17% 38% 35% 35% 41%
Believes failures in NTS contributes most to adverse events in surgery 61% 82% 75% 77% 74%
Believes NTS is equally or more important than technical skills 89% 100% 92% 94% 95%
Are aware of NOTSS 39% 94% 87% 88% 72%
Has used NOTSS in practice 0% 33% 41% 39% 42%
Has had positive experience with NOTSS NA 60% 73% 71% 74%
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