Posted by: Frigz | January 25, 2012

Should Surgeons Warm Up Before Performing Surgery? New Study Investigates

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Following is an excerpt from Medical News Today. Read complete article on the link at the bottom.

Basketball players, baseball pitchers, and athletes warm up before they perform, and now researchers in the US are investigating whether surgeons should do the same to ensure they are better prepared for when they have to perform.

Dr Tom Lendvay, assistant professor in the Department of Urology at the University of Washington in Seattle thinks there could be something in this idea, and to this end the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command has awarded him some funds to study the effect of pre-operative warm-up on virtual reality surgical task proficiency.

Read complete article via Should Surgeons Warm Up Before Performing Surgery? New Study Investigates.

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