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The association of workflow interruptions and hospital doctors' workload: a prospective observational study.

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BACKGROUND: Subjective workload in healthcare employees is suspected to be important for the performance and safety of healthcare delivery. This study investigates associations between workflow interruptions and hospital doctors' capability to manage their perceived workload in a safe and efficient manner. AIM: To examine the relationship of observed workflow interruptions with hospital doctors' perceived workload during day clinical shifts. METHODS: A prospective study of 43 full shift obse...

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10.1136/bmjqs-2011-000188

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Müller, A More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Angerer, P More by this author
Sevdalis, N More by this author
Journal:
BMJ quality and safety
Volume:
21
Issue:
5
Pages:
399-407
Publication date:
2012-05-05
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EISSN:
2044-5423
ISSN:
2044-5415
URN:
uuid:7e26aaac-4ce0-4eef-a5af-cc657ba13fa4
Source identifiers:
450511
Local pid:
pubs:450511

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