Operating room layout: impact on work patters and flow disruptions
With use of prerecorded videos of surgeries, researchers examined the impact of the layout of an OR on work patterns and flow disruptions of a circulating nurse.
Video recording medical trainees who are interrupted during a complex task
Interruptions in your work have a negative effect on completing your tasks correctly. Jones and her team examined the impact of clinical interruptions on simulated trainee performances during central venous catheterization.
Robots in the operating room
Dr. Ahmad and his team analyzed surgical team movements during robot-assisted surgery to understand and categorize causes for interruptions.
Two ways to learn more about medical simulation and debriefing
There are two ways to get ahead and stay ahead in healthcare education. One - learn from the best and - two - stay on top of your game!
Three examples of nurse-patient interaction research
The use of video technology in nurse-patient interaction research offers important advantages to scientists in unraveling complex behavior patterns. Learn more!
Does the sex of a simulated patient affect CPR?
When faced with either a male or female patient simulator, both men and women rescuers appeared reluctant to remove a female patient simulator’s clothing.
Why non-verbal behavior matters
Basil Preisig and his colleagues at the University of Bern, Switzerland, were especially interested in communicative development of people diagnosed with language disorders like aphasia.
The impact of health information technology on doctor-patient interaction
Embracing the technological advances of the last decade, many health care professionals have incorporated information technology into their daily routines.
Healthcare communication - dealing with emotions
Communication studies have shown that breaking bad news is best be done immediately and with clear wording. What is the best step forward?
Nurse-child interaction - observing medical encounters
In order to help health professionals and parents manage child distress more effectively, researchers started observations of real interactions in healthcare in a community setting.