Journal Article

Working with influenza-like illness: presenteeism among US health care personnel during the 2014–2015 influenza season.

Chiu S; Black CL; Yue X; Greby SM; Laney AS; Campbell AP; de Perio MA.

Presenteeism among health care workers can contribute to burnout and health care–associated infections. This survey of health care workers found that a significant proportion worked while having an influenza-like illness. The authors conclude that having paid sick leave and educating health care workers about presenteeism could reduce the risk to patients.