Book/Report

Bipartisan Consensus: The Public Wants Well-Rested Medical Residents to Help Ensure Safe Patient Care.

Almashat S; Carome M; Wolfe S; Landrigan CP; Czeisler C; Public Citizen.

Duty-hour limitations have been implemented as a strategy to address resident fatigue, but they remain controversial. This report summarizes the results of a national poll that sought to assess public opinion regarding removing 16-hour shift restrictions and transparency around clinician work time.