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ACOG Committee Opinion #730: fatigue and patient safety.

Improvement C on PS and Q. ACOG Committee Opinion No. 730: Fatigue and Patient Safety. Obstet Gynecol. 2018;131(2):e78-e81. doi:10.1097/AOG.0000000000002502.

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February 20, 2008
Improvement C on PS and Q. Obstet Gynecol. 2018;131(2):e78-e81.

This commentary discusses how sleep deprivation affects patient safety and provides recommendations to address health care worker fatigue. Strategies include training to help clinicians recognize fatigue-related cognitive and performance decline, adjusting schedules to minimize work demands, and designing standard practices to reduce the potential for fatigue-related error.

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Improvement C on PS and Q. ACOG Committee Opinion No. 730: Fatigue and Patient Safety. Obstet Gynecol. 2018;131(2):e78-e81. doi:10.1097/AOG.0000000000002502.