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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
IOM: shorten residents' work shifts to reduce fatigue, improve patient safety.
Kuehn BM. JAMA. 2009;301:259-261.
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.
Like night and day — shedding light on off-hours care.
Shulkin DJ. N Engl J Med. 2008;358:2091-2093.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Safe Handover: Safe Patients.
Kingston, ACT, Australia: Australian Medical Association; 2006.
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.
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