Efficiency in Treatment Discussions: A Field Study of Time Related Aspects in Multi-Disciplinary Team Meetings
2009 (English)In: 2009 22ND IEEE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON COMPUTER-BASED MEDICAL SYSTEMS , 2009, 88-95 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
We present a field study of multi-disciplinary team meetings where decisions on treatment of patients with diseases in the upper part of the abdomen are made. These meetings are important for knowledge dissemination and learning. We have studied how different time related aspects affect the efficiency during these meetings. Time is relevant because several physicians attend these meetings, and they have tight schedules as it is. Our analysis focuses on the conversation during the team meetings, and on how aspects such as indistinct discussions, lack of relevant competence and information, and the structuring of medical information affect time efficiency.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2009. 88-95 p.
, IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems, ISSN 1063-7125
Computer Science Medical Laboratory and Measurements Technologies
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-29686ISI: 000278974800016ScopusID: 2-s2.0-70449657721ISBN: 978-1-4244-4879-1OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-29686DiVA: diva2:398575
22nd IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems
QC 201102182011-02-182011-02-112013-03-26Bibliographically approved