The Annals is the official scholarly research journal of the Royal College of Surgeons. It publishes research, reviews, case reports and technical papers in all surgical specialties.
The effects of human factor related issues on assessors during the recruitment process for general and vascular surgery in the UK
Healthcare professionals increasingly recognise how human factors (HF) can contribute to medical error. An understanding of HF is also important during other high stakes activities such as summative assessments or examinations. National organisations hosting such events need to be aware of potential fatigue, boredom and stress that can occur in interviewers during these often repetitive activities.
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