jueves, 20 de octubre de 2016

Can you multitask? Evidence and limitations of task switching and multitasking in emergency medicine. | AHRQ Patient Safety Network

Can you multitask? Evidence and limitations of task switching and multitasking in emergency medicine. | AHRQ Patient Safety Network



Literature review finds multitasking common in emergency department, and can't be done successfully unless behaviors become automatic.
Ann Emerg Med. 2016;68:189-195.



PSNet email header

  • Review
  •  
  • Published November 2015

Can you multitask? Evidence and limitations of task switching and multitasking in emergency medicine.



    Interruptions and task-switching are common contributors to complexity in emergency care. Exploring behaviors associated with multitasking in various disciplines, including human factors engineering, cognition science, and business, this review outlines a framework for enhancing understanding of multitasking, such as whether it can be performed successfully and types of actions that can be combined safely.












    View More