Journal Article

ACOG Committee Opinion #730: fatigue and patient safety.

Improvement C on PS and Q. Obstetrics and gynecology. 2018;131: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.