Dutch research indicates that working night shifts appears to affect surgeon’s circadian rhythm. Significant differences were observed between the day prior to working the night shift and the day of working the shift with regard to measurements of urinary metabolite of melatonin and cortisol in saliva. Increased sleep time during the day was also observed the day on call and on the first day after being on call.
- ACC 2020The American College of Cardiology decided to cancel ACC.20/WCC due to COVID-19, which was scheduled to take place March 28-30 in Chicago. However, ACC.20/WCC Virtual Meeting continues to release cutting edge science and practice changing updates for cardiovascular professionals on demand and free through June 2020.