Road to Quality Assessment in Operating Room

Carla Silvia Fernandes
2016 MOJ Surgery  
The estudorealizado consisted of a qualitative field study carried out in a public hospital in northern Portugal, by performing eighteen semi-structured interviews with health professionals with activities in the operating room. Conducted intentionally, the study sought to safeguard the ethical and moral issues of the investigation. The same, procurouanálise on the importance of quality assessment in the operating theater, describes factors that contribute to the quality, stressing the need for
more » ... the creation and implementation of quality assessment instruments and finally highlight the influence of teamwork in providing health care in the operating room with a nuclear purpose, improving the quality of health services available in the operating room, the user cirúrgico.Os results point to the need to introduce quality improvement measures in the three major areas of the Donabedian model, jutting in interviews, improvements to level of structure and some instruments the process level. The analysis of the narratives of respondents touched upon a group of influential elements in the quality that we consider fundamental to draw a quality assessment tool in the operating room. MOJ Surg. 2016;3(3):79-85. 79 Abstract The present study consisted of a field study, of qualitative nature, conducted at the public hospital in northern Portugal. Eighteen semi-structured interviews were conducted with health professionals in the operating activities of the hospital. All interviews were administered safeguarding ethical issues. Results indicate the need to introduce measures to improve quality in three major areas of the Donabedian model, excelling in interviews, especially the improvements in structure and some tools to process level. This study stimulates discussion around the importance of quality assessment in the operating room. We have sought to explore factors that contribute to quality, emphasizing the need for the creation and implementation of quality assessment tools, and highlighting the importance of partnerships in the provision of professional health care in the operating room, having a nuclear purpose, the continuous improvement of quality of health services available in the operating room, to the patient. The narratives of respondents touched up a group of influential elements as being fundamental to design an instrument for assessing quality in the operating room.
doi:10.15406/mojs.2016.03.00049 fatcat:vuhg35m4pzblxmwjwv3xsbrg6i