Rotating shiftwork schedules: can we enhance physician adaptation to night shifts?

@article{SmithCoggins1997RotatingSS,
  title={Rotating shiftwork schedules: can we enhance physician adaptation to night shifts?},
  author={Rebecca Smith-Coggins and Mark R. Rosekind and K R Buccino and David F. Dinges and Richard P. Moser},
  journal={Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={4 10},
  pages={951-61}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effectiveness of a broad, literature-based night shiftwork intervention for enhancement of emergency physicians' (EPs') adaptation to night rotations. METHODS A prospective, double-blind, active placebo-controlled study was conducted on 6 attending physicians in a university hospital ED. Three data sets were collected under the following conditions: baseline, after active placebo intervention, and after experimental intervention. In each condition, data were… CONTINUE READING