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A randomized trial of nighttime physician staffing in an intensive care unit.
Kerlin MP, Small DS, Cooney E, et al. N Engl J Med. 2013;368:2201-2209.
Interns' compliance with Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education work-hour limits.
Landrigan CP, Barger LK, Cade BE, Ayas NT, Czeisler CA. JAMA. 2006;296:1063-1070.
Residency work-hours reform: a cost analysis including preventable adverse events.
Nuckols TK, Escarce JJ. J Gen Intern Med. 2005;20:873-878.
In Conversation with…Christopher P. Landrigan, MD
AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. April 2005.
Junior doctors' shifts and sleep deprivation.
Murray A, Pounder R. Mather H, Black DC. BMJ. 2005;330:1404.
The effects of on-duty napping on intern sleep time and fatigue.
Arora V, Dunphy C, Chang VY, Ahmad F, Humphrey HJ, Meltzer D. Ann Intern Med. 2006;144:792-798.
Quantification of surgical resident stress "on call".
Tendulkar AP, Victorino GP, Chong TJ, Bullard MK, Liu TH, Harken AH. J Am Coll Surg. 2005;201:560-564.
The working hours of hospital staff nurses and patient safety.
Rogers AE, Hwang WT, Scott LD, Aiken LH, Dinges DF. Health Aff (Millwood). 2004;23:202-212.
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.
Building physician work hour regulations from first principles and best evidence.
Volpp KG, Landrigan CP. JAMA. 2008;300:1197-1199.
Optimizing Graduate Medical Trainee (Resident) Hours and Work Schedules to Improve Patient Safety.
Institute of Medicine.
Long working hours, safety, and health: toward a national research agenda.
Caruso CC, Bushnell T, Eggerth D, et al. Am J Ind Med. 2006;49:930-942.
Association of workload of on-call medical interns with on-call sleep duration, shift duration, and participation in educational activities.
Arora VM, Georgitis E, Siddique J, et al. JAMA. 2008;300:1146-1153.
How long and how much are nurses now working?
Trinkoff A, Geiger-Brown J, Brady B, Lipscomb J, Muntaner C. Am J Nurs. April 2006;106:60-71.
IOM: shorten residents' work shifts to reduce fatigue, improve patient safety.
Kuehn BM. JAMA. 2009;301:259-261.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Exhausted workforce increases the risk of errors.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert. June 2, 2005.
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