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Comparison of Attention of Physician After Outpatient Clinic

This study has been completed.
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Seoul National University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01665313
First received: July 8, 2012
Last updated: July 25, 2013
Last verified: July 2013

July 8, 2012
July 25, 2013
July 2012
January 2013   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
difference of response time in PVT(Psychomotor vigilance task) before and after outpatient clinic session [ Time Frame: change from baseline in response time in PVT after opd session (average 7hours) ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
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frequency of physician's clinical mistakes during morning and afternoon session in outpatient clinic [ Time Frame: for the duration of opd session, average up to 7hours ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
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Comparison of Attention of Physician After Outpatient Clinic
Comparison of Performance, Attention, and Emotion of Physician Before and After Outpatient Clinic Session

The attention and clinical performance of physician might be decreased after outpatient clinic session compared to those measured before outpatient clinic.

A large body of data shows that fatigue impairs human performance. Additionally, many studies have provided evidence that fatigue can worsen mood, as indicated by increased scores on measures of depression, anxiety, confusion, and anger. In this context, we examined attentional and emotional changes in physicians after they completed an overwhelming outpatient clinic in a university-affiliated tertiary referral hospital in South Korea.

Observational
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
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Probability Sample

physicians with outpatient clinic sessions in Seoul National University Hospital

Disturbance of Activity and Attention
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participants
Full-time faculty with morning and afternoon outpatient clinics on the same day in SNUH
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Completed
46
January 2013
January 2013   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • physicians with outpatient clinic sessions in Seoul National University Hospital
  • age 30~59
  • internal part or external part

Exclusion Criteria:

  • physicians who do not agree to participate in the study
  • physicians who are taking drugs known to affect the sleep/wake cycle or daytime alertness
  • physicians who have current psychiatric illness or sleep disorder
Both
30 Years to 59 Years
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Korea, Republic of
 
NCT01665313
attention_SNUH
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Seoul National University Hospital
Seoul National University Hospital
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Principal Investigator: Jae-Joon Yim, MD, PhD Seoul National University Hospital
Seoul National University Hospital
July 2013

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