Education research: cognitive performance is preserved in sleep-deprived neurology residents.

@article{Reimann2009EducationRC,
  title={Education research: cognitive performance is preserved in sleep-deprived neurology residents.},
  author={Manja Reimann and Rolf Manz and Silke Prieur and Heinz Reichmann and Tjalf Ziemssen},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2009},
  volume={73 21},
  pages={e99-e103}
}
OBJECTIVE To test the hypotheses that sleep deprivation in neurology residents is associated with performance deficits and that vigilance and cognitive performance is more compromised after overnight on-call duty compared to night shift. METHODS Thirty-eight neurology residents of a university teaching hospital participated in a prospective single-blind comparison study. Residents were recruited according to their working schedule and divided into 3 groups: 24 hours overnight on-call duty… CONTINUE READING
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