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Video analysis of bodily conduct in teamwork within the operating theatre

Video analysis of bodily conduct in teamwork within the operating theatre

Weldon, Sharon-Marie ORCID: 0000-0001-5487-5265, Korkoiakangas, Terhi, Bezemer, Jeff, Kneebone, Roger, Kress, Gunther and Nicholson, Kathryn (2012) Video analysis of bodily conduct in teamwork within the operating theatre. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 11 (5). pp. 895-896. ISSN 1609-4069 (Online)

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Abstract

Communication between staff is of crucial importance within an operating theatre. Interest in this area is increasing, however only a small number of studies have video recorded teamwork in operating theatres. This paper adopts an observational approach, drawing on multimodal analysis to analyse the second-by-second unfolding of interactions between operating theatre staff. Audio and video recordings were used to capture events as they occurred, thus allowing an empirical analysis of verbal and nonverbal communication in situ. The paper focuses on how theatre staff display their presence or absence during a procedure through their bodily conduct and how this can impact on the seamless passing of instruments. The analysis demonstrates the potential utility of using video and audio recordings to capture concrete instances of teamwork that are often overlooked. The paper discusses how video based research has practical importance in the areas of training and education, simulation, culture and organisational change and enhancing reflective practice.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Abstracts, Poster Presentation
Uncontrolled Keywords: Communication; Video analysis; Teamwork; Operating room; Operating theatre
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Education & Health
Faculty of Education & Health > Department of Adult Nursing & Paramedic Science
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2017 16:31
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/17296

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