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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
IOM: shorten residents' work shifts to reduce fatigue, improve patient safety.
Kuehn BM. JAMA. 2009;301:259-261.
The impact of shift patterns on junior doctors' perceptions of fatigue, training, work/life balance and the role of social support.
Brown M, Tucker P, Rapport F, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:e36.
The effect of workload reduction on the quality of residents' discharge summaries.
Coit MH, Katz JT, McMahon GT. J Gen Intern Med. 2011;26:28-32.
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.
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.
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.
Optimizing Graduate Medical Trainee (Resident) Hours and Work Schedules to Improve Patient Safety.
Institute of Medicine.
Like night and day — shedding light on off-hours care.
Shulkin DJ. N Engl J Med. 2008;358:2091-2093.
Hospitals move to reduce risk of night shift.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. May 28, 2008:D1.
Junior doctors' shifts and sleep deprivation.
Murray A, Pounder R. Mather H, Black DC. BMJ. 2005;330:1404.
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.
Safe Handover: Safe Patients.
Kingston, ACT, Australia: Australian Medical Association; 2006.
Extended work duration and the risk of self-reported percutaneous injuries in interns.
Ayas NT, Barger LK, Cade BE, et al. JAMA. 2006;296:1055-1062.
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.
Carayon P. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. May 2007.
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