Ergonomic deficits in robotic gynecologic oncology surgery: a need for intervention.

@article{Craven2013ErgonomicDI,
  title={Ergonomic deficits in robotic gynecologic oncology surgery: a need for intervention.},
  author={Renatta Craven and Jason Michael Franasiak and Prithima Mosaly and Paola A. Gehrig},
  journal={Journal of minimally invasive gynecology},
  year={2013},
  volume={20 5},
  pages={648-55}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate surgeon strain using validated ergonomic assessment tools. DESIGN Observational study (Canadian Task Force classification III). SETTING Academic medical center. PARTICIPANTS Robotic surgeons performing gynecologic oncology surgical procedures. INTERVENTIONS Videotape footage of surgeons performing robotic gynecologic oncology procedures was obtained. A human factors engineer experienced with health care ergonomics analyzed the video recordings and performed… CONTINUE READING