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Table 2 Number of study participants for each profession per surgery type

From: Episodes of strain experienced in the operating room: impact of the type of surgery, the profession and the phase of the operation

  Surgeons Residents Medical students Scrub technicians Circulating nurses Anesthesiology specialists Total
Pediatric 24 22 14 25 26 29 140
Gynecology 23 29 15 25 33 20 145
General surgery 22 20 10 37 27 27 143
Trauma/emergency 23 37 14 23 31 29 157
Vascular 23 12 0 26 26 21 108
Totala 115 120 53 136 143 126 693
  1. aSome participants filled out a guided recall for several operations. Also, when more than one team member of a same professional group was present during an operation, all were invited to fill out a guided recall. This explains that the total number of participants exceeds the number of operations included, except for the medical students