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ID (ISN) del documento109303
Número CIS 09-465
ISSN - Título de la serie 1351-0711 - Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Año 2007
Número de serie
Autor(es) Gander P., Purnell H., Garden A., Woodward A.
Título Work patterns and fatigue-related risk among junior doctors
Información bibliográfica Nov. 2007, Vol.64, No.11, p.733-738. Illus. 34 ref.
Resumen To evaluate the work patterns of New Zealand junior hospital interns, relationships between different aspects of work and fatigue-related outcomes were examined. A questionnaire dealing with demographics, work patterns, sleepiness, fatigue-related clinical errors, and support for coping with work demands was mailed to junior interns. The response rate was 63% (1366 questionnaires from interns working ≥40 hours a week). On fatigue measures, 30% of participants scored as excessively sleepy, 24% reported falling asleep driving home since becoming a doctor, 66% had felt close to falling asleep at the wheel in the past 12 months, and 42% recalled a fatigue-related clinical error in the past 6 months. Night work and schedule instability were independently associated with more fatigue measures than was total hours worked. Regular access to adequate supervision and support at work reduced the risk of fatigue.
Descriptores (primarios) fatiga; factores de riesgo; hospitales; horarios de trabajo
Descriptores (secundarios) Nueva Zelandia; encuesta por cuestionario; valoración del riesgo; privacion de sueno
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaNueva Zelandia
Tema(s) Fisiología del trabajo
Cemercio, servicios, oficinas
Broad subject area(s) Fisiología, ergonomía
Navegación por categoria(s) Health care services
Hours of work
Fatiga