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Ergonomics in the operating theatre

In operating theatres sterile working conditions are critical to the success of surgical operations. The research project has analyzed sterile working processes in the operating theatre from an ergonomic standpoint. It identifed approaches to improve the usability of surgical products and thus increase safety levels for patients.

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Project staff


Prof. Dr. Jürgen Held
Prof. Matthias Held
Fabian Benedikter
Eva Schiendzielorz
Paul Hartmann AG, Universitätsklinikum Tübingen
Sept 2010 – Aug 2013
BMBF FHprofUnt

Buchstabe E

This is an international EU programme to encourage staff and students to teach or study abroad at hosting or partner institutions. Exchange semesters abroad are an integral part of the professional and intercultural education programme.