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Decision making in laparoscopic surgery: a prospective, independent and blinded analysis.

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AIMS: Correct decision making is pivotal and an integral part of surgical competency. To date there has not been an attempt to assess surgeons making decisions whilst operating. In our present study we aim to assess operative decision making by trainee and expert surgeons by using hierarchical task analysis (HTA) as a method to map out decision making in surgery. METHODS: One hundred and forty live laparoscopic operations were prospectively analyzed, independently and blindly. The operations...

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10.1016/j.ijsu.2007.07.003

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
International journal of surgery (London, England)
Volume:
6
Issue:
2
Pages:
98-105
Publication date:
2008-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1743-9159
ISSN:
1743-9191
URN:
uuid:a0670627-aedd-4380-beba-0a84865e621b
Source identifiers:
450549
Local pid:
pubs:450549

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