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Patient safety and ethical implications of healthcare sick leave policies in the pandemic era.

Preston-Suni K, Celedon MA, Cordasco KM. Patient safety and ethical implications of healthcare sick leave policies in the pandemic era. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. Epub 2021. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjq.2021.06.009.

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September 15, 2021
Preston-Suni K, Celedon MA, Cordasco’s KM. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2021;47(10):673-676.

Presenteeism among healthcare workers – continuing to work while sick – has been attributed to various cultural and system factors, such as fear of failing colleagues or patients. This commentary discusses the patient safety and ethical considerations of presenteeism during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Preston-Suni K, Celedon MA, Cordasco KM. Patient safety and ethical implications of healthcare sick leave policies in the pandemic era. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. Epub 2021. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjq.2021.06.009.