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The complex experience of surgeon stress in the operating room

  title={The complex experience of surgeon stress in the operating room},
  author={Natashia M. Seemann},
Background: Surgery is a demanding career; however, research examining acute surgeon stress is lacking. Objectives: The aim of this study was to capture and explore surgeon stress in the operating room (OR) using a multifaceted methodology. Methods: This exploratory pilot study collected surgeon’s stress data from four facets: physiologic, cognitive, affective and sociocultural. Physiologic data included ECG and cortisol. Affective, cognitive and sociocultural data were captured through… 
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