Sleep deprivation and clinical performance.

@article{Weinger2002SleepDA,
  title={Sleep deprivation and clinical performance.},
  author={M. Weinger and S. Ancoli-Israel},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2002},
  volume={287 8},
  pages={
          955-7
        }
}
  • M. Weinger, S. Ancoli-Israel
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • JAMA
  • PHYSICIANS’ ABILITY TO PROVIDE high-quality care can be adversely affected by many factors, including sleep deprivation. Concerns about the danger of physicians who are sleep deprived and providing care have led state legislatures and academic institutions to try to constrain the work hours of physicians in training (house staff). Unlike commercial aviation, for example, medicine is an industry in which public safety is directly at risk but does not have mandatory restrictions on work hours… CONTINUE READING
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