Perception of Fatigue Among Surgeons During Night Shifts

This study has been completed.
TRYG Foundation
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ilda Amirian, Herlev Hospital Identifier:
First received: October 27, 2011
Last updated: June 20, 2012
Last verified: December 2011

The aim of this study was to illustrate surgeons' own perception of fatigue and the impact they felt it had on their performance. This was accomplished through a focus group study, where 13 surgeons participated.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Perception of Fatigue Among Surgeons During Night Shifts, a Focus Group Study.

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Further study details as provided by Herlev Hospital:

Enrollment: 13
Study Start Date: July 2011
Study Completion Date: July 2011
Primary Completion Date: July 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   22 Years to 60 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Doctors working at a department of surgical gastroenterology


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Doctors working at department of surgical gastrointerology, who gave informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Withdrawal of consent
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01462682

University of Copenhagen, Herlev Hospital
Herlev, Denmark, 2730
Sponsors and Collaborators
Herlev Hospital
TRYG Foundation
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Ilda Amirian, MD, PHD student at Unit of Surgical Gastroenterology, Herlev Hospital Identifier: NCT01462682     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Herlev-1234
Study First Received: October 27, 2011
Last Updated: June 20, 2012
Health Authority: Denmark: Ethics Committee

Keywords provided by Herlev Hospital:
focus group study
sleep deprivation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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