I am one of these people. Fortunately, I’m now able to work from home as a writer who gets her main income from rentals and my husband does most of the work associated with those rentals. That means I can write far into the morning and then sleep as late as I need to. I used to be able to burn the candle at both ends, but I’m too old to do it now. I love being able to choose my working hours now.

I’m wondering how you emergency physicians can be as efficient as you need to be when you work 24-hour shifts and why hospitals make such schedules. It would seem it’s not in the best interests of patients or doctors. Tired people make more mistakes.

Christian, bereaved adoptive mom, blogger, amateur nature photographer, voracious reader. Married 54 years. Central Coast of California. https://barbrad.com

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