Should doctors nap on the job?

Time, December 30, 2011
It seems scary to think that a medical provider might still be foggy with sleep while he's caring for patients. But it could be argued that such mid-shift catnaps may actually be protective. Napping may be the answer to certain hospital safety problems that have vexed patient-safety experts and sleep scientists for years: the medical errors caused by overtired doctors and nurses on long shifts.

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