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Teams, tribes and patient safety: overcoming barriers to effective teamwork in healthcare
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    The patient, too must be on the same page as the team

    When Professor Weller and her colleagues speak of members of the team being "on the same page"(1) no mention is made of the patient(or the patient's advocate)(2) being also on the identical page. To facilitate the inclusion of the patient in the team I have proposed the use of an abbreviated patient-held health record which essentially documents the problem list and the corresponding drug list, and this should be updated...

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