How many hours of sleep do surgeons get?
Of the 581 respondents, 70 percent reported needing at least 7 hours of sleep to function at their best during the day, yet physicians reported sleeping an average of 6.5 hours on a workday. Physicians reported “making up” for lost sleep on the weekends or days off by sleeping an average of 7.5 hours a night.
What is the hardest part about being a doctor?
Click here to apply.#1. Crippling health care system. Doctors, despite their magic, are restricted by the system they are in. #2. Dealing with ungrateful patients and relatives. #3. The extensive working hours. #4. Wolves in sheeps’ clothing. #5. Death is all around.
Will I die during surgery?
“For a patient to die on the operating table is rare — but for patients with serious problems in their medical history, post-traumatic stress after a long operation can under some circumstances lead to death.” Complications relating to anesthesia are rare, and can usually be brought under control very quickly.