Survey: many physicians go to work sick

95% of physicians are aware that coming to the hospital sick, they expose patients to additional risk. Despite this, more than 80% did so for the last year at least once. The main reason is the lack of replacement and unwillingness to let the medical team, writes TIME.

Some are so worried for their patients that were ready to come to work in any condition. Scientists do not approve of this approach. The presence of infectious diseases the doctor has a reason for sick leave, but not for work.

Many diseases are spread by droplets in the period of the first symptoms: cough, slightly elevated temperature, mucous discharge from the nose. Better to take a sick day than to make life difficult for themselves and their patients.

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