Research Article: Excessive Work Hours of Physicians in Training: Maladaptive Coping Strategies

Date Published: September 25, 2007

Publisher: Public Library of Science

Author(s): Pashtoon Murtaza Kasi, Masoom Kassi, Talha Khawar

Abstract: None

Partial Text: We would like to congratulate Kenneth R. Fernández Taylor for bringing up such an important but avoided issue in developing countries like Pakistan [1]. The growing debate regarding long working hours of postgraduate trainees has been receiving considerable attention recently [2]. This greater workload contributes to increasing stress and decreases the overall performance and the quality of life of the affected individuals [3,4].



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