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Leadership through crisis: fighting the fatigue pandemic in healthcare during COVID-19.

Whelehan DF, Algeo N, Brown DA. BMJ Leader. 2021;Epub Feb 22.

Healthcare workers are facing occupational fatigue stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic (e.g., burnout, stress) as well as fatigue related to ongoing symptoms of the virus (“long COVID”). This article discusses preventive and proactive leadership strategies to address both types of fatigue, including screening for fatigue, providing reasonable accommodations for healthcare workers struggling with fatigue, stress mediation, and establishing organizational culture supporting sleep and rest.