“Are you on f*%king nightshift tonight, mummy?” …a toddler utterance I hope to never hear again
Sleep is a little bit like sepsis. Both start with S and the importance of proper management has been underestimated for years – so lets find a solution
Michelle Johnston, an ED doc in Perth, shares her perspective on whether emergency medicine consultants (FACEMs) should work night shifts in Australia.
Anand Swaminathan, an ER doc in New York, shares his perspective on whether emergency medicine consultants (FACEMs) should work night shifts in Australia.
Night Shift can be hazardous to your health. Here are ten tips from night shift guru. What are your best tips?
The health and wellbeing of shift workers is a subject close to our hearts at LITFL – let the conversation begin
I don’t mind working night shift anymore…
Our friends over at RN Central have created a statistically based infographic outlining what really happens on a ‘typical’ night shift in the hospital…
How is that than an emergency doctor can find the energy to keep on going hour after after hour, even in the dead of night? LITFL now reveals the ultimate night-shift energy food. This is how the night-walking medico keeps on stoking the furnace and keeps the night train a chugging.
It’s four in the morning. It’s been a long night… I know, believe me. But before you discharge the 60 year-old man who came in gasping for air a few hours earlier, take the time to consider a few things. Listen to the history, the patient may tell you the diagnosis. Having to get out […]