TITLE

Mayo Clinic Proceedings

AUTHOR(S)
Rose, Steven H.; Curry, Timothy B.
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Nov2009, Vol. 84 Issue 11, p955
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The authors offer insights on the article by Charles A. Czeisler and colleagues highlighting the efficacy of armodafinil for the treatment of excessive sleepiness associated with shift work disorder. They stresses concern on the effects of fatigue on resident physician's clinical performance, as well as the duty assignments' impact on resident learning. Moreover, they contend that even if armodafinil drugs are thought to be safe and effective, these drugs may have unintended effects.
ACCESSION #
45176768

 

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