Items Tagged with 'Shift work'


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Debate simmers over medical resident work hours

Washington – Should first-year medical residents be allowed to work for up to 28 consecutive hours without sleep? The question has stirred debate in the health care community as a proposal is considered by board members of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
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Do you have shift work sleep disorder?

Maybe you played games on your phone or tablet late into the night, or, as midnight approached, couldn’t help but watch one more episode of your favorite show. Whatever the case, many people head into work tired. But for some shift workers – people who perform their jobs outside the traditional 9-to-5 time frame – excessive fatigue at work may indicate something more serious.
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