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Integrating human factors research and surgery: a review.

Shouhed D, Gewertz B, Wiegmann D, et al. Integrating human factors research and surgery: a review. Arch Surg. 2012;147(12):1141-1146. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.596.

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January 16, 2013
Shouhed D, Gewertz B, Wiegmann D, et al. Arch Surg. 2012;147(12):1141-1146.

Human factors engineering principles have the potential to greatly improve patient safety but are likely underutilized in safety efforts. This thematic review examines how ergonomics principles have been integrated into surgical safety programs.

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Shouhed D, Gewertz B, Wiegmann D, et al. Integrating human factors research and surgery: a review. Arch Surg. 2012;147(12):1141-1146. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.596.