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Systematic Review in British Journal of Surgery

Our systematic review will be published this December in the British Journal of Surgery. You can read the pre-print abstract below. Communication in the Operating Theatre. Weldon, S-M, Korkiakangas, T, Bezemer, J & Kneebone, R. (In press).
 British Journal of Surgery. Background: Communication is extremely important to ensure safe and effective clinical practice. A systematic … Continue reading

Theatre filming to date

We commenced within the operating theatre departments on 24th July and have since recorded ten individual cases within two different operating theatres. The decision to film within differing operating departments materialised from our initial time spent observing. We noted within this time that the two departments were observably different due to their location. The first … Continue reading

Transient room

Tuesday 3rd July 2012 09:00 We were back to the main theatres again today after arranging with one of the surgeons to see a different location and type of operation that he would perform. When we arrived we recognised a good percentage of the staff and so no formalities were needed. The operation itself was … Continue reading

Monday Morning

Monday 18th June 08:45 Monday morning and we headed to theatres again. We were definitely becoming more comfortable in the environment and were once again recognised by some of the theatre staff. We opted to watch an operation that we had seen last week because it was just about to commence and the staff were … Continue reading

Project updates

On the 10th October we facilitated a workshop at the London Deanery on ‘Interprofessional leadership development in the operating theatre; interactional video analysis’ 

Morning at the Orthopedics

Tuesday 12th June 2012 08:30 Yesterday was a good day as we got to know several team members in different theatres – a surgeon, nurses and two anaesthetists. It was really good to get to know people and they seemed quite interested in our project; many also shared their thoughts and feelings about communication and … Continue reading

Getting acquainted

Tuesday 12th June 2012 08:30 We didn’t arrive until a little later today as we felt we had been too early yesterday and didn’t want to be waiting unnecessarily again. As we arrived we saw a few familiar faces who we waved at which was a nice feeling and meant that we didn’t feel so … Continue reading

Early start

Monday 11th June 2012 07:30 Today we had an early start as we wanted to arrive when all the theatre staff would be arriving. This meant that we could see how the day would be organised and also introduce ourselves before any cases begun. We arrived a little early and not many people were about. I took … Continue reading

Meeting

Thursday 7th June 2012 10:00 & 14:30 Today we met the theatre team member we missed last week. It was a brief meeting and she was very pleasent and gave us some good ideas regarding the research project. She was intrigued to learn I had previously been a theatre practitioner. Once we began discussing this it … Continue reading

“Scissors, Please.” The Practical Accomplishment of Surgical Work in the Operating Theatre.

The focus of this article is on professional activity in the operating theater. We explore how surgeons and nurses organize their activities, how social interaction is used to help structure and define situations, and how differentials in knowledge are constructed and oriented to. We utilize some ideas and concepts from symbolic interactionism, ethnomethodology, and conversation analysis … Continue reading

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