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Surgeons’ Disrupted Sleep Not a Safety Factor
Health Leaders Media

Surgeons with disrupted sleep, who operated on patients between midnight and 7 AM, and on different patients undergoing elective gallbladder surgeries after 7 AM, did not demonstrate higher rates of complications in the second set of patients. That’s the finding from a first-of-its-kind study in Tuesday’s JAMA that looked at outcomes from 2,078 elective laparoscopic cholecystectomies performed by 331 Canadian general surgeons.