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If a doctor is tired and sleepy, isn't patient safety compomised?
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
2 doctors agree
In brief: It may
Either physician or a nurse who work extended shifts there is always a possibility that patient care can be compromised.
Lack of sleep, strenuous work, tiredness will result in inattention, frustration - all of these culminate in poor patient care.

In brief: It may
Either physician or a nurse who work extended shifts there is always a possibility that patient care can be compromised.
Lack of sleep, strenuous work, tiredness will result in inattention, frustration - all of these culminate in poor patient care.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: Potentially
As a result residency caps time at 80 hours per week.

In brief: Potentially
As a result residency caps time at 80 hours per week.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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