WORK SCHEDULES: SHIFT WORK AND LONG HOURS

Long Hours of Working

Scientific Publications

Medical Interns’ Risk for Car Crashes Linked With Extended Shifts in NIOSH-Funded Study
Information on this study can be found in the following journal articles in the New England Journal of Medicine.:

  • Extended Work Shifts and the Risk of Motor Vehicle Crashes among Interns. Barger LK, Cade BE, Ayas NT, Cronin JW, Rosner B, Speizer FE, Czeisler CA. N Engl J Med. 2005; 352:125-134.
  • Effect of reducing interns’ work hours on serious medical errors in intensive care units. Landrigan CP, Rothschild JM, Cronin JW, Kaushal R, Burdick E, Katz JT, Lilly CM, Stone PH, Lockley SW, Bates DW, Czeisler CA. N Engl J Med. 2004; 351:1838-1848.
  • Effect of reducing interns’ weekly work hours on sleep and attentional failures. Lockley SW, Cronin JW, Evans EE, Cade BE, Lee CJ, Landrigan CP, Rothschild JM, Katz JT, Lilly CM, Stone PH, Aeschbach D, Czeisler CA. N Engl J Med. 2004; 351:1829-1837.

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