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  • Published June 2005

The impact of sleep deprivation on product quality and procedure effectiveness in a laparoscopic physical simulator: a randomized controlled trial.  

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This article analyzed the effect of sleep deprivation on surgical task performance using a laparoscopic simulator. Outcomes were not significantly different for surgeons with 1.5 hours of sleep compared with 6.5 hours of sleep in the 24 hours before the test.

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