Doug Wiegmann

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OBJECTIVE To provide a review of human factors research within the context of surgery. DATA SOURCES We searched PubMed for relevant studies published from the earliest available date through February 29, 2012. STUDY SELECTION The search was performed using the following keywords: human factors, surgery, errors, teamwork, communication, stress,(More)
IMPORTANCE A physician-centered approach to systems design is fundamental to ameliorating the causes of many errors, inefficiencies, and reliability problems. OBJECTIVE To use human factors engineering to redesign the trauma process based on previously identified impediments to care related to coordination problems, communication failures, and equipment(More)
Author Biographies: Dr. Shappell is the Human Factors Research Branch Manager at the Civil Aerospace Medical Institute of the Federal Aviation Administration in Oklahoma City, OK. There he manages research programs on advanced Air Traffic Control systems, behavioral stressors, and aircrew performance. In addition, he continues to conduct studies of both(More)
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