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30 December 2010

Doctors urged to admit fatigue before performing surgery

Proposed new rules suggest informing patients, requesting consent before procedure.

Proposed new rules suggest informing patients, requesting consent before procedure.

A new commentary calls on doctors to disclose when they're deprived of sleep and not perform surgery unless a patient gives written consent after being informed of their surgeon's status. 

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Effects of sleepless nights genetic

 
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