Assessment of the Impact of Night Shift on Mental Status of Doctors Anesthesiologist-Reanimatologist

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S.V. Gorbachev , E.S. Netesin , V.I. Gorbachev

Irkutsk State Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education — Branch Campus of the Russian Medical Academy of Continuing Professional Education, Irkutsk, Russia

For correspondence: Eugene S. Netesin — Candidate of Medical Science, assistant of department of anesthesiology and intensive care Irkutsk State Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education — Branch Campus of the Russian Medical Academy of Continuing Professional Education, Russia, Irkutsk; e-mail: jeinnet@mail.ru

For citation: Gorbachev SV, Netesin ES, Gorbachev VI. Assessment of the Impact of Night Shift on Mental Status of Doctors Anesthesiologist-Reanimatologist. Intensive Care Herald. 2017;1:20–23. DOI: 10.21320/1818-474X-2017-1-20-23


To assess the impact of night work on mental condition of the doctors anaesthesiologists held diagnostic testing of 28 anesthesiologists-resuscitators of different ages before and after the night shift using the Schulte test. The study found that the psycho-emotional stress experienced by doctors anesthesiologists in a night (daily) duty, has a significant impact on the efficiency and the degree of adaptability of specialists, which was significantly increased by 16.1 and 5.1 %, leading to the development not only physical but also mental fatigue.

Keywords: intensity of work of anaesthesiologists, night shift, Schulte test, efficiency of the work

Received: 08.02.2017

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