Wake up, doc

October 2005
Leading Edge;Fall2005, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p9
The article reveals that the long hours and overnight shifts of young doctors may leave them impairments in vigilance, attention and driving skills, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study raised concerns about the performance of sleep-deprived physicians-in-training and suggests that strategies aimed at reducing fatigue-related impairments are likely necessary.


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