8:20 am September 15, 2010, by Henry Unger
More than half of doctors in training said in a survey that they’d shown up sick to work, Associated Press is reporting.
Nearly one-third of junior doctors said they’d done it more than once.
Misplaced dedication and fear of letting other doctors down are among reasons the researchers cited as possible explanations, AP reports.
Do you work when you’re sick? Why?
Does the high unemployment rate and fear of losing your job influence your decision?
Or do you work so you can save your sick days for some other reason — a mental health day or to go somewhere?
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