TITLE

Wake up, doc

PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Leading Edge;Fall2005, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
21999984

 

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