Timm-Holzer, E. , Tschan, F., Keller, S., Semmer, N.K., Zimmermann, J., Huber, S.A., Hübner, M., Candinas, D., Demartines, N., Weber, M. & Beldi, G. (2023). No signs of check-list fatigue – Introducing the StOP? intra-operative briefing enhances the quality of an established pre-operative briefing in a pre-post intervention study. Frontiers in Psychology, section Organizational Psychology. doi:  10.3389/fpsyg.2023.1195024

Keller, S., Tschan F., Semmer, N. K., Trelle S., Manser, T., Beldi, B. (2022). StOP?II trial: cluster randomized clinical trial to test the implementation of a toolbox for structured communication in the operating room – study protocol. Trials (2022)23:878.

Tschan, F., Keller, S., Semmer, N. K., Timm-Holzer, E., Zimmermann, J., Huber, S. A., . . . Prevost, G. A. (2022). Effects of structured intraoperative briefings on patient outcomes: multicentre before-and-after study. British Journal of Surgery, 109(1), 136-144.

Tschan, F., Seelandt, J. C., Keller, S., Semmer, N. K., Kurmann, A., Candinas, D., & Beldi, G. (2015). Impact of case-relevant and case-irrelevant communication within the surgical team on surgical-site infection. British Journal of Surgery, 102(13), 1718-1725. doi:10.1002/bjs.9927.

Beldi G, Bisch-Knaden S, Banz V, et al. Impact of intraoperative behavior on surgical site infections. The American Journal of Surgery 2009; 198(2):157-162.

Further publications by the same research team

Keller, S., Tschan, F., Semmer, N. K., Timm-Holzer, E., Zimmermann, J., Candinas, D., Demartines, N., Hübner, M., & Beldi, G. (2019). “Disruptive behavior” in the operating room: A prospective observational study of triggers and effects of tense communication episodes in surgical teams. Plos One, 14(12), e0226437.

*Keller, S*., Grass, F*., Tschan, F., Addor, V., Petignat, C., Moulin, E., Beldi, G., Demartines, N., & Hübner, M. (2019). Comparison of surveillance of surgical site infections by a national surveillance program and by institutional audit. Surgical Infections, 20(3), 225-230. *the two first authors made equal contributions.

Widmer, L., Keller, S., Tschan, F., Semmer, N., Holzer, E., Candinas, D., & Beldi, G. (2018). More than talking about the weekend: content of case-irrelevant communication within the OR team. World Journal of Surgery, 42, 2011-2017. 

Müller, P., Tschan, F., Keller, S., Seelandt, J., Beldi, G., Elfering, A., Dubach, B., Candinas, D., Pereira, D., & Semmer, N. (2018). Assessing Perceptions of Teamwork Quality Among Perioperative Team Members. AORN Journal, 108(3).

Schmutz, J. B., Lei, Z., Eppich, W. J. & Manser, T. (2018). Reflection in the heat of the moment: The role of in-action team reflexivity in healthcare emergency teams. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 39(6), 749-765. doi: 10.1002/job.2299 (IF: 8.174)

Keller, S., Tschan, F., Semmer, N. K., Candinas, D., & Beldi, G. (2017). Impact of noise on communication and concentration during surgeries. Proceedings of the 12th ICBEN Congress on Noise as a Public Health Problem, Switzerland, 1-11. From 

Keller, S., Tschan, F., Beldi, G., Kurmann, A., Candinas, D., & Semmer, N. K. (2016). Noise peaks influence communication in the operating room: an observational study. Ergonomics, 59(12),1541-1552.  doi:10.1080/00140139.2016.1159736.

Bogdanovic, J., Perry, J., Guggenheim, M. & Manser, T. (2015). Adaptive coordination in surgical teams: an interview study. BMC Health Services Research, 15:128. (IF: 2.655)

Kurmann, A., Keller, S., Tschan-Semmer, F., Seelandt, J., Semmer, N., Candinas, D., & Beldi, G. (2014). Impact of team familiarity in the operating room on surgical complications. World journal of surgery, 38(12), 3047-3052. doi: 10.1007/s00268-014-2680-2.

Seelandt, J. C., Tschan, F., Keller, S., Beldi, G., Jenni, N., Kurmann, A., Candinas, D., & Semmer, N. K. (2014). Assessing distractors and teamwork during surgery: developing an event-based method for direct observation. BMJ quality & safety, 23, 918-929. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2014-002860.