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Perception of Fatigue Among Surgeons During Night Shifts

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01462682
First Posted: October 31, 2011
Last Update Posted: June 21, 2012
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Collaborator:
TRYG Foundation
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ilda Amirian, Herlev Hospital
  Purpose
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
Fatigue

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 Ilda Amirian, 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)
  Eligibility

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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
Criteria

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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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01462682


Locations
Denmark
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 Submitted: October 27, 2011
First Posted: October 31, 2011
Last Update Posted: June 21, 2012
Last Verified: December 2011

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Fatigue
Signs and Symptoms