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Your Doctor May Be Making Mistakes Because of Fatigue
Surgical residents are often fatigued, according to Harvard researchers.
The study involved 27 Orthopedic surgery residents.
It found that the residents averaged 5.3 hours of sleep a day.
Residents were also functioning at less than 80 percent mental effectiveness about half the time they were awake.
Fatigue is a big issue because there's growing evidence that it contributes to medical errors.