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Annoyances, disruptions, and interruptions in surgery: the Disruptions in Surgery Index (DiSI).

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BACKGROUND: Recent studies have investigated disruptions to surgical process via observation. We developed the Disruptions in Surgery Index (DiSI) to assess operating room professionals' self-perceptions of disruptions that affect surgical processes. MATERIALS: The DiSI assesses individual issues, operating room environment, communication, coordination/situational awareness, patient-related disruptions, team cohesion, and organizational issues. Sixteen surgeons, 26 nurses, and 20 anesthetist...

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10.1007/s00268-008-9624-7

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
World journal of surgery
Volume:
32
Issue:
8
Pages:
1643-1650
Publication date:
2008-08-05
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EISSN:
1432-2323
ISSN:
0364-2313
URN:
uuid:6379af3a-2f0a-449e-8978-41d0d3da92ab
Source identifiers:
450448
Local pid:
pubs:450448

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