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Safe Handover: Safe Patients.
Kingston, ACT, Australia: Australian Medical Association; 2006.
Cost implications of reduced work hours and workloads for resident physicians.
Nuckols TK, Bhattacharya J, Miller Wolman D, Ulmer C, Escarce JJ. N Engl J Med. 2009;360:2202-2215.
Building physician work hour regulations from first principles and best evidence.
Volpp KG, Landrigan CP. JAMA. 2008;300:1197-1199.
Predicting future staffing needs at teaching hospitals: use of an analytical program with multiple variables.
Mitchell CC, Ashley SW, Zinner MJ, Moore FD. Arch Surg. 2007;142:329-334.
Consequences of running more operating theatres than anaesthetists to staff them: a stochastic simulation study.
Paoletti X, Marty J. Br J Anaesth. 2007;98:462-469.
A morning briefing: setting the stage for a clinically and operationally good day.
Thompson D, Holzmueller C, Hunt D, Cafeo C, Sexton B, Pronovost PJ. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2005;31:476-479.
Like night and day — shedding light on off-hours care.
Shulkin DJ. N Engl J Med. 2008;358:2091-2093.
Differences in day and night shift clinical performance in anesthesiology.
Cao CGL, Weinger MB, Slagle J, et al. Hum Factors. 2008;50:276-290.
Effective implementation of work-hour limits and systemic improvements.
Landrigan CP, Czeisler CA, Barger LK, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2007;33(suppl 1):19-29.
Resident Duty Hours: Enhancing Sleep, Supervision, and Safety.
Ulmer C, Wolman DM, Johns MME, eds. Committee on Optimizing Graduate Medical Trainee (Resident) Hours and Work Schedule to Improve Patient Safety, Institute of Medicine. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press; 2008. ISBN: 9780309127721.
Mortality among patients admitted to hospitals on weekends as compared with weekdays.
Bell CM, Redelmeier DA. N Engl J Med. 2001;345:663-668.
Sleep deprivation, elective surgical procedures, and informed consent.
Nurok M, Czeisler CA, Lehmann LS. N Engl J Med. 2010;363:2577-2579.
Effects of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education duty hour limits on sleep, work hours, and safety.
Landrigan CP, Fahrenkopf AM, Lewin D, et al. Pediatrics. 2008;122:250-258.
The nurse's medication day.
Jennings BM, Sandelowski M, Mark B. Qual Health Res. 2011;21:1441-1451.
Hospital workload and adverse events.
Weissman JS, Rothschild JM, Bendavid E, et al. Med Care. 2007;45:448-455.
Cost and workforce implications of subjecting all physicians to aviation industry work-hour restrictions.
Payette M, Chatterjee A, Weeks WB. Am J Surg. 2009:197:820-825.
An Outpatient “Zebra”
Berkowitz L. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. January 2006.
Limiting nurse overtime, and promoting other good working conditions, influences patient safety.
Collins Sharp BA, Clancy CM. J Nurs Care Qual. 2008;23:97-100.
Effects of shift length on quality of patient care and health provider outcomes: systematic review.
Estabrooks CA, Cummings GG, Olivo SA, Squires JE, Giblin C, Simpson N. Qual Saf Health Care. 2009;18:181-188.
IOM: shorten residents' work shifts to reduce fatigue, improve patient safety.
Kuehn BM. JAMA. 2009;301:259-261.
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