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A Phenomenographic Study of Swedish Nurse Anesthetists' and OR Nurses' Work Expereinces

Nordström, Anna LU and Wihlborg, Monne LU (2019) In AORN Journal 109(2). p.127-127
Abstract
In the complex OR environment, perioperative team members need to practice communication and teamwork to ensure safe, high-quality
care. A lack of collaboration among professionals in the OR during surgery results in inefficiency, increased tension, and suboptimal patient care. The purpose of this study was to determine how nurse anesthetists and OR nurses experienced their work in the OR. We used a qualitative design with a phenomenographic approach and conducted 12 interviews in two surgical departments in the southern part of Sweden. We identified four categories of description: team member approach, professional awareness, lifelong learning
approach, and safety and the patient’s interest. We found that the nurses’ work... (More)
In the complex OR environment, perioperative team members need to practice communication and teamwork to ensure safe, high-quality
care. A lack of collaboration among professionals in the OR during surgery results in inefficiency, increased tension, and suboptimal patient care. The purpose of this study was to determine how nurse anesthetists and OR nurses experienced their work in the OR. We used a qualitative design with a phenomenographic approach and conducted 12 interviews in two surgical departments in the southern part of Sweden. We identified four categories of description: team member approach, professional awareness, lifelong learning
approach, and safety and the patient’s interest. We found that the nurses’ work experiences in the OR were multifaceted and correlated with concepts of teamwork, safety, and communication.
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teamwork, surgical safety checklist, phenomenography, collaboration., phenomenography
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AORN Journal
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109
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Elsevier USA
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1878-0369
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10.1002/aorn.12582
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  abstract     = {In the complex OR environment, perioperative team members need to practice communication and teamwork to ensure safe, high-quality<br/>care. A lack of collaboration among professionals in the OR during surgery results in inefficiency, increased tension, and suboptimal patient care. The purpose of this study was to determine how nurse anesthetists and OR nurses experienced their work in the OR. We used a qualitative design with a phenomenographic approach and conducted 12 interviews in two surgical departments in the southern part of Sweden. We identified four categories of description: team member approach, professional awareness, lifelong learning<br/>approach, and safety and the patient’s interest. We found that the nurses’ work experiences in the OR were multifaceted and correlated with concepts of teamwork, safety, and communication.<br/>},
  author       = {Nordström, Anna and Wihlborg, Monne},
  issn         = {1878-0369},
  keyword      = {teamwork, surgical safety checklist, phenomenography, collaboration.,phenomenography},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {2},
  pages        = {127--127},
  publisher    = {Elsevier USA},
  series       = {AORN Journal},
  title        = {A Phenomenographic Study of Swedish Nurse Anesthetists' and OR Nurses' Work Expereinces},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aorn.12582},
  volume       = {109},
  year         = {2019},
}