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Left-handedness - a handicap for training in surgery?

Tchantchaleishvili, Vakhtang
Published in Journal of Surgical Education. 2010, vol. 67, no. 4, p. 233-6
Abstract Left-handedness was historically considered a disability and a social stigma, and teachers would make efforts to suppress it in their students. Little data are available on the impact of left-handedness on surgical training. This report reviews available data on this subject.
Keywords Functional LateralityGeneral Surgery/educationHumansMentorsSurgical InstrumentsSurgical Procedures, Operative/education
PMID: 20816359
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Research group Chirurgie cardio-vasculaire (105)
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TCHANTCHALEISHVILI, Vakhtang, MYERS, Patrick Olivier. Left-handedness - a handicap for training in surgery?. In: Journal of Surgical Education, 2010, vol. 67, n° 4, p. 233-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2010.06.001 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:30529

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