The effects of consecutive night shifts on neuropsychological performance of interns in the emergency department: a pilot study.

@article{Rollinson2003TheEO,
  title={The effects of consecutive night shifts on neuropsychological performance of interns in the emergency department: a pilot study.},
  author={Denise C Rollinson and Neils Kumar Rathlev and Mark Moss and Ron J. Killiany and Kenneth C. Sassower and Sanford Auerbach and Susan S. Fish},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={
          400-6
        }
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE We obtain preliminary information on the neuropsychological performance of house officers at the beginning and end of a shift while they worked consecutive night shifts in the emergency department. METHODS We prospectively studied interns working 12-hour consecutive night shifts in an urban Level I trauma center ED. All consecutive non-emergency medicine interns rotating for 1 month were eligible except those older than 40 years and those with sleep disorders or depression… CONTINUE READING
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