Working the night shift: preparation, survival and recovery--a guide for junior doctors.

@article{Horrocks2006WorkingTN,
  title={Working the night shift: preparation, survival and recovery--a guide for junior doctors.},
  author={Nicholas Horrocks and Roy Pounder},
  journal={Clinical medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={61-7}
}
Following the implementation of the European Working Time Directive Regulations, almost all junior doctors in the UK now work full night-shifts. An RCP 50-member working group was established to develop a practical guide to help junior doctors prepare, survive and recover from working night shifts. The guide, set out in this paper, examines the evidence concerning the hazards of shiftwork, and techniques that can be used to reduce risk. The main advice is to minimise sleep debt by taking… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 15 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 28 references

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…