Journal Article

Evidence-based guidelines for fatigue risk management in emergency medical services.

Patterson PD; Higgins JS; Van Dongen HPA; Buysse DJ; Thackery RW; Kupas DF; Becker DS; Dean BE; Lindbeck GH; Guyette FX; Penner JH; Violanti JM; Lang ES; Martin-Gill C.

Fatigue among health care workers represents a significant patient safety concern. This study describes the development of guidelines to reduce fatigue and its associated risks among emergency medical services personnel.