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Effect of noise on tasks in operating theatres: a survey of the perceptions of healthcare staff
Noise in the operating theatre has an adverse impact on healthcare professionals, both physically and psychologically. It can be distracting, make communication difficult, and contribute to a perceived increase in stress. ...
Bicycle weight and commuting time: randomised trial
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether the author's 20.9 lb (9.5 kg) carbon frame bicycle reduced commuting time compared with his 29.75 lb (13.5 kg) steel frame bicycle. DESIGN: Randomised trial. SETTING: Sheffield and ...
Management of perceived devastating brain injury after hospital admission: a consensus statement from stakeholder professional organizations
Patients with severe grades of life-threatening brain injury are commonly characterized as having devastating brain injury (DBI), which we have defined as: 'any neurological condition that is assessed at the time of hospital ...
Examiner training: A study of examiners making sense of norm-referenced feedback.
PURPOSE: Examiner training has an inconsistent impact on subsequent performance. To understand this variation, we explored how examiners think about changing the way they assess. METHOD: We provided comparative data to ...
Reducing the Risk of Mouth to Mouth Transmission of Pathogens Via Reusable, Machine-read, Parking Tickets. An observational cohort study
The carparks at our hospital are accessed using reusable machine read tickets. In the initial phase of our study we in observed 598 staff members entering the carpark. 21.6% of them put their parking ticket in their mouth. ...