Learning about interruptions: experience sampling as a tool for data collection

Morten Brandrup

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‘Interruption’ is a well described phenomenon within health-care.
This study describes a field study in which nurses at a surgical ward desired to
gain insights to what they experienced as interruptions from phone calls of the
coordinating nurse. Employing an effects-driven approach data about the
frequency and types of phone calls was collected using a tailored experience
sampling tool. The data as well as the data became a way for the nurses to learn
about the problem and use it as a stepping stone for discussing possible
Original languageEnglish
Publication date8 Aug 2016
Number of pages11
Publication statusPublished - 8 Aug 2016
EventThe 39th Information Systems Research
Conference in Scandinavia: Living in the cloud
- Folkhögskolan of Ljungskile, Ljungskile, Sweden
Duration: 7 Aug 201610 Aug 2016


ConferenceThe 39th Information Systems Research
Conference in Scandinavia
LocationFolkhögskolan of Ljungskile
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