A watch worn on a strap round the wrist.
- The physician uses a stopwatch or a wristwatch with a second hand to time this activity.
- In our personal lives, timings are crucial also: our lives are run by wristwatches, alarm clocks, the beep-beep-beep of reminders on mobile phones.
- Timepieces tracked included staff wristwatches and beepers, wall clocks, bedside and central patient monitors, workstation computers, and clocks on videocassette recorders.
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