Article Spotlights Doctors Impaired at Work

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According to an article appearing in today's issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine, close to one third of doctors have shown up for work impaired in some way and that may lead to compromises in patient safety.

Bob Oakes speaks with Harvard professor Lucien Leape, one of the authors of the article.

This program aired on January 17, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.

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