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Ergonomics Bibliography

The development of specialized Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) operating rooms (ORs) has increased operating room turn-over efficiency. However, little is known about optimal OR layout design strategies to improve intra-operative efficiency and safety. Ergonomics of operating room is increasingly an interesting area of research.

Christian CK, Gustafson ML, Roth EM et al. ‌A prospective study of patient safety in the operating room. Surgery 2006; 139:1`59-173.

Cuschieri A. ‌Reducing errors in the operating room: surgical proficiency and quality assurance of execution. Surg Endosc 2005; 19:1022-1027.

Cuschieri A.Nature of Human Error: Implications for Surgical Practice. Ann Surg 2006; 244:642-648.

Dankelman J, Grimbergen CA. Systems approach to reduce errors in surgerySurg Endosc 2005; 19:1017-1021.

den Boer KT, de Wit LT, Davids PH et al. Analysis of the quality and efficiency in learning laparoscopic skills Surg Endosc 2001; 15:497-503.

den Boer KT, Dankelman J, Gouma DJ et al. Peroperative analysis of the surgical procedure. Surg EndoscSurg Endosc 2002; 16:492-499.

den Boer KT, Bruijn M, Jaspers JE et al. Time-action analysis of instrument positioners in laparoscopic cholecystectomy.Surg Endosc 2002; 16:142-147.

Geryane MH, Hanna GB, Cuschieri A. Time-motion analysis of operation theater time use during laparoscopic cholecystSurg Endosc 2004; 18:1597-1600.

Heijnsdijk EA, Dankelman J, Gouma DJ.Effectiveness of grasping and duration of clamping using laparoscopic graspers.Surg Endosc 2002; 16:1329-1331.

Mehta NY, Haluck RS, Frecker MI et al. Sequence and task analysis of instrument use in common laparoscopic procedures.Surg Endosc 2002; 16:280-285.

Moorthy K, Munz Y, Adams S et al. A human factors analysis of technical and team skills among surgical trainees du Ann Surg 2005; 242:631-639.

Rosen J, Solazzo M, Hannaford B et al. Task decomposition of laparoscopic surgery for objective evaluation of surgical Comput Aided Surg 2002; 7:49-61.

Seagull FJ, Ward R, Mills J, Goodrich CR, Xiao Y. Measuring Awkwardness of Workplace Layout: Dispersion of Attentional and Psychom Proc Hum Fact and Ergo Soc,1755-1758. 2004

Stahl JE, Sandberg WS, Daily B et al. Reorganizing patient care and workflow in the operating room: a cost-effectiveness study. Surgery 2006; 139:717-728.

Tang B, Hanna GB, Joice P et al.Identification and categorization of technical errors by Observational Clinical Arch Surg 2004; 139:1215-1220.

Tang B, Hanna GB, Cuschieri A. Analysis of errors enacted by surgical trainees during skills training courses. Surgery 2005; 138:14-20.

Verdaasdonk EG, Stassen LP, Monteny LJ et al. Validation of a new basic virtual reality simulator for training of basic endosc Surg Endosc 2006; 20:511-518.

Way LW, Stewart L, Gantert W et al. Causes and prevention of laparoscopic bile duct injuries: analysis of 252 cases from a human factors and cognitive psychology perspective. Ann Surg 2003; 237:460-469.

Yule S, Flin R, Paterson-Brown S et al. Non-technical skills for surgeons in the operating room: a review of the literatSurgery 2006; 139:140-149.

Healey AN, Sevdalis N, Vincent CA.Measuring intra-operative interference from distraction and interruption observeErgonomics 2006; 49:589-604.

MacKenzie CL, Ibbotson J, Cao C et al.  Hierarchical decomposition of laparoscopic surgery: a human factors approach to Min Invas Ther & Allied Technol 2001; 10:121-127.

van Veelen MA, Nederlof EA, Goossens RH, Schot CJ, Jakimowicz JJ. Ergonomic problems encountered by the medical team related to products used for minimally invasive surgery. Surg Endosc 2003 July;17(7):1077-81. Abstract 

Verdaasdonk EG, Stassen LP, van der EM, Karsten TM, Dankelman J. Problems with technical equipment during laparoscopic surgery. An observational study. Surg Endosc 2007 February;21(2):275-9 . Abstract