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Surgical complications and their implications for surgeons' well-being.

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BACKGROUND: Healthcare professionals can be seriously affected when they are involved in major clinical incidents. The impact of such incidents on staff is of particular relevance to surgery, as the operating room is one of the highest-risk areas for serious complications. This qualitative study aimed to assess the personal and professional impact of surgical complications on surgeons. METHODS: This single time point study involved semistructured, individual interviews with general and vascu...

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10.1002/bjs.9308

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
The British journal of surgery
Volume:
100
Issue:
13
Pages:
1748-1755
Publication date:
2013-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2168
ISSN:
0007-1323
URN:
uuid:3bbb7f19-9a2b-428f-b39a-a9302b5bd44a
Source identifiers:
450384
Local pid:
pubs:450384

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