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Do programmers work at night or during the weekend?

Maëlick Claes, Mika V. Mäntylä, Miikka Kuutila, Bram Adams
2018 Proceedings of the 40th International Conference on Software Engineering - ICSE '18  
We find that two thirds of software engineers mainly follow typical office hours, empirically established to be from 10h to 18h, and do not usually work during nights and weekends.  ...  We conclude that the use of working hours or timestamps of work products for stress detection requires establishing baselines at the level of individuals.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The first three authors have been supported by Academy of Finland grant 298020. The third author has been supported by Kaute foundation.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3180155.3180193 dblp:conf/icse/ClaesMKA18 fatcat:lfobbaxezfcylnyfldzjl2o3we

A Comparative Study of Shift Work: Days, Nights, and Weekends: Which Shift Yields Higher Output and Lower Defects

Keeley McConkey, Ekaterina Koromyslova
2018 Journal of Management and Strategy  
The primary focus of this paper will study day, night, and weekend shift and compare productivity using Analysis of Variance.  ...  The purpose of this study is to determine if there are statistically significant differences in the performance output for three different shifts in an electronic manufacturer.  ...  Lastly, I would like to thank Daktronics, my current and past supervisors for allowing me to do this study, the engineers and managers for your assistance with data, and the production staff in EA for  ... 
doi:10.5430/jms.v9n3p18 fatcat:q4cax5izk5fjjl4yvlok45vsay

Butterflies, Busy Weekends, and Chicken Salad: Genetic Criticism and the Output of @Pentametron

Leah Henrickson
2018 Authorship  
This paper considers the perceived importance of authorship and human agency in the creation of a text.  ...  How, though, is one to determine the development of authorial intention in a text that appears to remove the traditional human author?  ...  The author is no longer a writer of prose or poetry: he is a programmer, hidden behind the output of his code.  ... 
doi:10.21825/aj.v7i1.8619 fatcat:ylqd3pixiredtifcg7wganclne

'Just Blokes Doing Blokes' Stuff': Risk, Gender and the Collective Performance of Masculinity during the Eastern European Stag Tour Weekend [chapter]

Thomas Thurnell-Read
2015 Men, Masculinities, Travel and Tourism  
The stag tour is held up, by the media in particular through programmes such as Stag Weekends: The Dirty Secrets (BBC, 2010) and Boozed Up Brits Abroad (Bravo TV, 2008), as an example of a bad masculinity  ...  The streets of such cities where, according to the media, literally overrun with gangs of dishevelled and disrespectful male tourists, all eager to seek out fun, excitement and titillation at the expense  ...  during the night out.  ... 
doi:10.1057/9781137341464_4 fatcat:yj6vhgkjuffotgme3u4ie5u3re

Impact of Weekend Physiotherapy Service on the Cost Effectiveness of Elective Orthopaedic Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

I.P. Pengas, W.S. Khan, C.A. Bennett, K.S. Rankin
2015 The Open Orthopaedics Journal  
We conclude that the provision of a continuous programme of weekend physiotherapy for all arthroplasty patients has the potential benefit of a quicker rehabilitation that would results in a cost saving  ...  A four month period with weekend physiotherapy provision was arranged to ascertain its effectiveness on the length of stay and the achievement of set physiotherapy milestones.  ...  Many orthopaedic units in the United Kingdom do not have access to continuous physiotherapy services during the weekend for patients undergoing hip or *Address correspondence to this author at the Department  ... 
doi:10.2174/1874325001509010515 pmid:26587071 pmcid:PMC4645972 fatcat:z4nfxysso5af3dhvrh65herjm4

Improving handover of patient care using a new weekend proforma with a focus on ceiling of care

Christopher Yusuf Akhunbay-Fudge, Imogen Buss, Abigail Ward, Charlotte Snead, Miranda Cole, Archie Coulter
2014 BMJ Quality Improvement Reports  
North Bristol NHS Trust weekend handover proformas identify medical patients requiring weekend review. Many patients seen during on-call shifts are not handed over.  ...  Patient handover is paramount for effective patient care and is often poorly documented or incomplete.  ...  or require weekend reviews.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjquality.u203623.w1804 pmid:27493739 pmcid:PMC4949620 fatcat:2xsnqeak3balzng6qlaulezeee

Improving the quality of weekend medical handover on non-receiving medical hospital wards

Ruairidh Nicoll, Mark White, Luis Loureiro Harrison, Ruth LM Cordiner, Malcolm Daniel, Brian Choo-Kang, James G Boyle
2021 BMJ Open Quality  
Locally, national training surveys have reported poor feedback regarding handover at Glasgow Royal Infirmary.AimTo improve and standardise handover from weekday to weekend teams.MethodsThe Plan–Do–Study–Act  ...  During the initial phase there was an improvement in handover quality with 0/28 (0%) at baseline having all six points completed compared with 13/48 (27%) with standardised paper form and 21/42 (50%) with  ...  Acknowledgements The Glasgow Royal Infirmary Quality Improvement Forum. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde eHealth Directorate.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjoq-2020-000991 pmid:34789515 pmcid:PMC8601078 fatcat:vu6kh6lacjcdbhguezrlyficgm

Weekend working: a retrospective cohort study of maternal and neonatal outcomes in a large NHS delivery unit

Catherine E. Aiken, Abigail R. Aiken, James G. Scott, Jeremy C. Brockelsby, James Trussell
2016 European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology  
Outside of 116 these times, the consultant is either present at the same times as during the weekdays 117 (08.00 -12.00) or is not present at either the weekends or weekdays (19.00 -08.00). 118 We therefore  ...  occurring during 12.00 -19.00 in 412 the study centre (January 2008 -December 2013), by delivery during weekdays or 413 weekends.  ...  working patterns to mandate continuous consultant presence at weekends is unlikely 307 to be either an effective or efficient use of resources to improve patient care.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejogrb.2016.01.034 pmid:26875097 pmcid:PMC4799734 fatcat:w646ptqy7fhzvk5py22cnf4abq

Death rate of patients admitted to a Brazilian ICU on weekends and holidays

P Batista, R Passos, R Oliveira, M Ribeiro, F Alves
2014 Critical Care  
Until the issue is resolved, potential suspects are usually suspended from work, leading to disruptions in patient care.  ...  By providing the facility to determine exactly who accessed each CD cupboard at which time, this initial study has shown the benefi ts of the Limpet as a tool for detecting theft.  ...  References The 28-day survival rates were 73.3%, 40% and 16%, respectively. Conclusion PDF may be a useful blood purifi cation therapy for ALF, but PDF should be performed below a MELD score of 30.  ... 
doi:10.1186/cc13224 pmcid:PMC4068873 fatcat:rjerow2frvfr3h5tahaxgw7jtu

Associations between Stroke Mortality and Weekend Working by Stroke Specialist Physicians and Registered Nurses: Prospective Multicentre Cohort Study

Benjamin D. Bray, Salma Ayis, James Campbell, Geoffrey C. Cloud, Martin James, Alex Hoffman, Pippa J. Tyrrell, Charles D. A. Wolfe, Anthony G. Rudd, Gordon Lowe
2014 PLoS Medicine  
Patient-level data in aggregate form (hospital-level) collected in SINAP is available for unrestricted download at: uk/projects/stroke-improvement-national-audit-programme-sinap  ...  We aimed to test the hypotheses that rounds by stroke specialist physicians 7 d per week and the ratio of registered nurses to beds on weekends are associated with mortality after stroke.  ...  The audits would not be possible without their hard work and dedication. We would also like to thank the Intercollegiate Stroke Working Party for their guidance and work to support the audits.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001705 pmid:25137386 pmcid:PMC4138029 fatcat:3nmtuizhpbfz3h4jcu6eavr4zm

Seven-day services in surgery and the "weekend effect" at a Japanese teaching hospital: a retrospective cohort study

Masaaki Matoba, Takashi Suzuki, Hirotaka Ochiai, Takako Shirasawa, Takahiko Yoshimoto, Akira Minoura, Hitomi Sano, Mizue Ishii, Akatsuki Kokaze, Hiroshi Otake, Tsuyoshi Kasama, Yumi Kamijo
2020 Patient Safety in Surgery  
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of 7-day service at a hospital, including outpatient consultations, diagnostic examinations and elective surgeries, on the likelihood of the "weekend  ...  The characteristics of the participants were compared using the Mann-Whitney U test or the chi-squared test as appropriate.  ...  At night, about 11 doctors and one or two trainees worked 365 days in a similar arrangement.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13037-020-00250-w pmid:32518591 pmcid:PMC7271452 fatcat:uy7xql2guvgujju76uhbtcpymi

Hospital outcomes for paediatric pneumonia and diarrhoea patients admitted in a tertiary hospital on weekdays versus weekends: a retrospective study

David Gathara, Grace Irimu, Harrison Kihara, Christopher Maina, Dorothy Mbori-Ngacha, Julius Mwangi, Elizabeth Allen, Mike English
2013 BMC Pediatrics  
Results: Our analysis indicates that there is no difference in mortality on weekends compared to weekdays even after adjusting for the significant predictors of mortality (OR = 1.15; 95% CI 0.90 -1.45;  ...  Quality of patient care in hospitals has been shown to be inconsistent during weekends and nighttime hours, and is often associated with reduced patient monitoring, poor antibiotic prescription practices  ...  This work is published with the permission of the Director of KEMRI.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2431-13-74 pmid:23663546 pmcid:PMC3655904 fatcat:3qrsm5oo4zbu7hwsksvlbhi7em

Social status differentiation of leisure activities variation over the weekend – Approaching the voraciousness thesis by a sequence complexity measure

Georgios Papastefanou, Jonathan Gruhler
2014 Electronic International Journal of Time Use Reserach  
they do throughout the day (by pop-up questions such as about social media use), or collecting 'passive' data which can provide insight into how individuals use smartphones (e.g. for communicating with  ...  Additionally, smartphones enable to collect complementary information, such as exact location (by GPS), how people feel at random moments during the day (i.e. experience sampling), what short-term activities  ...  People who work a lot sleep definitely less than those who do not work or work for just a few hours (2 hours at the most).  ... 
doi:10.13085/eijtur.11.1.1-12 fatcat:4qml4tvvg5bqjmx4namr5b532q

The magnitude and mechanisms of the weekend effect in hospital admissions: A protocol for a mixed methods review incorporating a systematic review and framework synthesis

Yen-Fu Chen, Amunpreet Boyal, Elizabeth Sutton, Xavier Armoiry, Samuel Watson, Julian Bion, Carolyn Tarrant
2016 Systematic Reviews  
Major policy interventions such as the 7-day services programme in the UK NHS have been initiated to reduce this weekend effect, although the mechanisms behind the effect are unclear.  ...  Methods: MEDLINE, CINAHL, HMIC, EMBASE, EthOS, CPCI and the Cochrane Library were searched from Jan 2000 to April 2015 using terms related to 'weekends or out-of-hours' and 'hospital admissions'.  ...  , NIHR, NHS or the Department of Health.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13643-016-0260-2 pmid:27209320 pmcid:PMC4875695 fatcat:xe7ithxvdbaqxad3t2jwwr4pdq

Social and Physical Environmental Correlates of Adults' Weekend Sitting Time and Moderating Effects of Retirement Status and Physical Health

Veerle Van Holle, Sarah McNaughton, Megan Teychenne, Anna Timperio, Delfien Van Dyck, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Jo Salmon
2014 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
This study examined social and environment correlates of overall weekend day sitting among adults at or approaching retirement age, and moderating effects of perceived physical health and retirement status  ...  Changes in SB patterns are likely to occur during particular life stages, for example at retirement age (55-65-year-old).  ...  Conflicts of Interest The authors declare no conflicts of interests.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph110909790 pmid:25243886 pmcid:PMC4199050 fatcat:55ylz74wmzgifdmr56do4dl6ru
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