Effect of sleep deprivation on surgeons' dexterity on laparoscopy simulator

  title={Effect of sleep deprivation on surgeons' dexterity on laparoscopy simulator},
  author={N. J. Taffinder and I. Chris McManus and Yahya Gul and R C G Russell and Ara Darzi},
  journal={The Lancet},
A nice little paper that also appeared in the Talking Points section at the beginning of the journal. "... hospital administrators... would they choose to have their gallstones removed by a surgeon who had been up all night?" Lancet editors also have a wry sense of irony since opposite on page 1190 is a paper by DNJL! 

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