New measuring system to objectively ascertain the fatigue level in physicians through eye movement

An international team of scientists including researchers from the U. of Granada find that the speed of saccadic movements (rapid eye movements) is an excellent way to objectively measure the level of fatigue in a physician. Results prove that after a 24-hour medical shift, the speed of saccadic movements diminishes and the subjective perception of fatigue augments. However, the execution of simulated laparoscopic tests is not affected by this type of fatigue. —> Read More Here


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *