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Older shift workers should work morning shifts

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7115.1035a (Published 25 October 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:1035
  1. Caroline White
  1. London

    Older shift workers should work morning shifts as they are likely to be more productive and efficient, suggests new research. Around one in five employees worldwide works shifts.

    People aged 47 and over are less able to adapt to the disrupted sleep patterns and disturbed circadian rhythms caused by shiftwork than their younger counterparts, the study shows (Occupational …

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