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Doctors who step up in an emergency ‘should be stepping even more’

Every step counts for medics as new study recommends more walking to avoid burnout

Cape Town bureau chief

If you’re still working from home, how many steps do you take in the average day?

Chances are, you struggle to get close to four figures, when recommended physical activity guidelines say 10,000 should be the target.

Emergency department doctors at a large Johannesburg hospital, however, average about 6,500 steps per shift. And if they’re called on to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation that rises to 8,300...

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