On-Call Hours Study States the Obvious

Ready for this?… It’s a shocker… A study published in the Vol. 300 No. 10, September 10, 2008 issue of JAMA concludes,

“increased on-call workload was associated with more sleep loss, longer shift duration, and a lower likelihood of participation in educational activities.”

You can see the article abstract here: Association of Workload of On-Call Medical Interns With On-Call Sleep Duration, Shift Duration, and Participation in Educational Activities