The impact of preventable disruption on the operative time for minimally invasive surgery

@article{AlHakim2011TheIO,
  title={The impact of preventable disruption on the operative time for minimally invasive surgery},
  author={Latif Al-Hakim},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2011},
  volume={25},
  pages={3385-3392}
}
Current ergonomic studies show that disruption exposes surgical teams to stress and musculoskeletal disorders. This study considers minimally invasive surgery as a sociotechnical process subjected to a variety of disruption events other than those recognized by ergonomic science. The research takes into consideration the impact of preventable disruption on operating time rather than on the physical and emotional status of the surgical team. Events inside operating rooms that disturbed operative… CONTINUE READING
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