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Healthcare professionals: How do you manage interruptions at work?
 

Healthcare professionals: How do you manage interruptions at work?

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Interruptions and distractions generally refer to anything that can shift an individual’s attention or divert his or her focus from a particular task. In many situations, interruptions and distractions can damage productivity and performance.
 
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18 Dec 2016 - General
 
I would still say that if one can get interrupted then he/she is not totally focused on work. Regardless of the workplace or work environment, one can opt to block out external stimuli if he/she wishes to. One of the most effective ways to block out ...
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There is already extensive literature on this topic (i.e. which this article is based upon). Most of the advice offered previously is normally for desk bound jobs. It is great that MIMs has managed to mine the data to obtain clinically relevant ideas...
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Interruptions may be very annoying at times, especially when you want to concentrate on a task at hand and want to get it done immediately. I think letting people know that you shouldn’t be disturbed during these times (unless there is an emergency s...
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In my experienced, I consider my dysmenorrhea as one of my biggest weakness and interuption during duty shift. I manage this by taking pain killers to relieve me from my discomfort. Even if the pain was not 100% relieve atleast I can funtion better t...
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Getting distracted, interrupted or the like is a lifestyle we need to get used. Work in "organizer chaos" I should call it. Having peace and quiet is something from dreamland really it is very difficult to achieve. Teach your mind to be abl...
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I manage interruptions at work by doing my best to prevent avoidable interruptions. Based on my experience, the common interruptions are clarifications regarding chart orders, necessary paperwork for nurses to carry out my orders, dressing changes an...
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Mahmoud AbdelAziz as you said interruptions during work are very bothering and as Kathleen Peralta said if you are physically no...
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Aside from external distractions/ interruptions, feeling ill or being emotionally unstable can cause distractions as well which could affect your performance at work. Few days ago, I had this headache whilst working in the renal unit. I don't nor...
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Healthcare field deals with precious human lives. It always requires full concentration to fulfill our duties as perfectly as possible. Interruptions can be really bothering for many healthcare workers especially if working in a critical specialty. I...
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