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J’ai lancé l’idée de me couper du Net pendant six mois , puis une nuit une semaine plus tard je me suis fait peur et me suis retrouvé à l’hôpital en train de lire les blogs sur mon iPhone, je me suis alors dit que mon idée n’était pas qu’une idée de plus . Quand est-ce que le Net me fait plus de mal que de bien ? J’ai éprouvé de façon pressante le besoin de faire la part des choses.
But like many cures, this solution has come with an unintended side effect: doctors and nurses can be focused on the screen and not the patient, even during moments of critical care. And they are not always doing work; examples include a neurosurgeon making personal calls during an operation, a nurse checking airfares during surgery and a poll showing that half of technicians running bypass machines had admitted texting during a procedure. This phenomenon has set off an intensifying discussion at hospitals and about a problem perhaps best described as “distracted doctoring.” In response, some hospitals have begun limiting the use of devices in critical settings, while schools have started reminding medical students to focus on patients instead of gadgets, even as the students are being given more devices. “You walk around the hospital, and what you see is not funny,” said Dr.