Journal Article
Study

The association of workflow interruptions and hospital doctors' workload: a prospective observational study.

Weigl M; Müller A; Vincent C; Angerer P; Sevdalis N.

This study used a previously validated instrument to quantify the frequency with which hospital-based doctors were interrupted in the course of their clinical activities and the effect on overall workload. The investigators found that interruptions were common and associated with higher perceived workload.