Extended Work Duration and the Risk of Self-Reported Percutaneous Injuries in Interns

@article{Ayas2006ExtendedWD,
  title={Extended Work Duration and the Risk of Self-Reported Percutaneous Injuries in Interns},
  author={Najib T. Ayas and Laura K. Barger and Brian E. Cade and Dean M. Hashimoto and Bernard A. Rosner and John W. Cronin and Frank E. Speizer and Charles A. Czeisler},
  journal={Obstetrics \& Gynecology},
  year={2006},
  volume={108},
  pages={1546}
}
CONTEXT In their first year of postgraduate training, interns commonly work shifts that are longer than 24 hours. Extended-duration work shifts are associated with increased risks of automobile crash, particularly during a commute from work. Interns may be at risk for other occupation-related injuries. OBJECTIVE To assess the relationship between extended work duration and rates of percutaneous injuries in a diverse population of interns in the United States. DESIGN, SETTING, AND… 

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