A taxonomy of surgeons' guiding behaviors in the operating room.

  title={A taxonomy of surgeons' guiding behaviors in the operating room.},
  author={Xiaodong Chen and Reed G. Williams and Hilary A Sanfey and Douglas S. Smink},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  volume={209 1},
BACKGROUND This study explores the nature and the intention of attending surgeons' guiding behaviors performed in the operating room (OR) in order to build taxonomy of OR guiding behavior. METHODS Nine attending surgeons and 8 surgical residents were invited to observe 8 prerecorded surgical cases from 4 common procedures and completed semistructured interviews. All video-based observations were videotaped. Thematic analysis was applied to identify surgeons' OR guiding behavior. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING
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