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Measuring Ergonomic Risk in Operating Surgeons by Using Wearable Technology

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

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Andrew J. Meltzer, MD, MBA1; M. Susan Hallbeck, PhD2,3,4; Melissa M. Morrow, PhD2,3; et al

Surgeon ergonomics is an underappreciated occupational hazard.  This study uses inertial measurement units to monitor ergonomics of surgeons, including a small handful of cardiac surgeons.  More research and discussion is needed in the this space.

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