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Sleep Disorders

Working Night Shift

03/08/2010

Question:

Is it better to work 1 week of nights then a week of days then 2 weeks off every rotation, or 2 weeks of nights then 2 weeks of off then 2 weeks of days, 2 weeks off etc... ?

Answer:

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Related Resources:

Shift Workers - MetroHealth Medical Center
Sleep Tips for Shift Workers
Keeping Time with Your Internal Clock - Circadian Rhythms

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