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Capturing intraoperative process deviations using a direct observational approach: the glitch method

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OBJECTIVES: To develop a sensitive, reliable tool for enumerating and evaluating technical process imperfections during surgical operations. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study with direct observation. SETTING: Operating theatres on five sites in three National Health Service Trusts. PARTICIPANTS: Staff taking part in elective and emergency surgical procedures in orthopaedics, trauma, vascular and plastic surgery; including anaesthetists, surgeons, nurses and operating department practitioners. ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003519

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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Journal website
Publication date:
2013-11-25
Acceptance date:
2013-10-16
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EISSN:
2044-6055
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uuid:19b7ded4-f439-442e-91c9-3a6ba1d60e74
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440299
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pubs:440299

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