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Perception of Fatigue Among Surgeons During Night Shifts

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01462682
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 31, 2011
Last Update Posted : June 21, 2012
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
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.

Condition or disease

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 13 participants
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Perception of Fatigue Among Surgeons During Night Shifts, a Focus Group Study.
Study Start Date : July 2011
Primary Completion Date : July 2011
Study Completion Date : July 2011

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MedlinePlus related topics: Fatigue
U.S. FDA Resources

Groups and Cohorts

Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   22 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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

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

Responsible Party: Ilda Amirian, MD, PHD student at Unit of Surgical Gastroenterology, Herlev Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01462682     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Herlev-1234
First Posted: October 31, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 21, 2012
Last Verified: December 2011

Keywords provided by Ilda Amirian, Herlev Hospital:
focus group study
sleep deprivation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Signs and Symptoms