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Farhan R

Department of Medicine, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan


  • Original Article   
    To Assess Sleep Quality among Pakistani Junior Physicians (House Officers): A Cross‑sectional Study
    Author(s): Surani AA*, Surani A, Zahid S, Ali S, Farhan R and Surani S

    Background: Sleep deprivation among junior physicians (house officers) is of growing concern. In developed countries, duty hours are now mandated, but in developing countries, junior physicians are highly susceptible to develop sleep impairment due to long working hours, onâÂ??Â??call duties and shift work schedule. Aim: We undertook the study to assess sleep quality among Pakistani junior physicians. Subjects and Methods: A crossâÂ??Â??sectional study was conducted at private and public hospitals in Karachi, Pakistan, from June 2012 to January 2013. The study population comprised of junior doctors (house physicians and house surgeons). A consecutive sample of 350 physicians was drawn from the aboveâÂ??Â??mentioned study setting. The subject underwent two validated selfâÂ??Â??administered questionn.. Read More»

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