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Painkillers are dispensed less freely by night-shift doctors

A surgeon in scrubs using a smartphone in the hospital on the night shift.

Doctors on night shifts are prone to prescribing lower doses of painkillers than international guidelines recommend. Credit: Getty

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Nature 607, 10 (2022)



  1. Choshen-Hillel, S. et al. Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. USA 119, e2200047119 (2022).

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