Should Your Doctor Be Napping on the Job?

From Time:

It usually happens around 5 a.m. after the night-shift adrenaline has worn off. A certain ER doctor sits in front of his computer finishing charts, when his shoulders slowly start to sag, his head lolls, and then he has nodded off to sleep, his loud snores reverberating through the ER.

After several minutes of amusing commentary from the staff, someone usually elbows the doctor in the side (or, once, put smelling salts under his nose) and he awakes with a jolt. “Great power nap!” he smiles, leaning back and running his hands through his hair. Then he bounds off energetically to see the next patient.

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