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The Organizational Impact of Presenteeism.

  title={The Organizational Impact of Presenteeism.},
  author={Stephen Rhodes and Sandra K. Collins},
  journal={Radiology management},
  volume={37 5},
          27-32; quiz 33-4
Presenteeism is defined as the act of going to work when sick. Occupations that have a high degree of human interaction, such as healthcare providers and educators, have been found to exhibit the highest rates of presenteeism. The incidence of presenteeism among physicians has been reported to be as high as 90%. Various reasons are given for choosing to work when sick including a commitment to patients, unwillingness to burden coworkers, competition, and the lack of a suitable replacement. The… 

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