Table 1

Teamwork-relevant cases presented in the emergency department simulation

CaseDiagnosisChallenges for teamwork
 1Exacerbated COPDConflict management, control of emotions due to challenging patient
 2Ischaemic stroke of middle cerebral arteryTask management, communication with colleagues
Manage aphasic patient
 3STEMI and non-sustained ventricular tachycardiaPatient deterioration (cardiac arrhythmia) during care
 4Ventricular fibrillation following STEMITeam leadership, structured ACLS
 5Haemodynamically unstable ruptured spleenSet priorities in evaluation and management, structured ATLS
 6Head laceration with ethanol intoxicationManage agitated patient
  • ACLS, advanced cardiac life support; ATLS, advanced trauma life support; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; STEMI, ST-elevation myocardial infarction.