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Extended work shifts and neurobehavioral performance in resident-physicians.

Rahman SA, Sullivan JP, Barger LK, et al. Pediatrics. Epub 2021 Feb 4. doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-009936

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March 10, 2021
Rahman SA, Sullivan JP, Barger LK, et al. Pediatrics. 2021;147(3):e2020009936.

Reducing resident shift duration can improve resident health and patient safety. This study found that resident shifts limited to 16 hours can reduce performance impairment and medical errors, compared to extended work shifts (24+hours).

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Rahman SA, Sullivan JP, Barger LK, et al. Pediatrics. Epub 2021 Feb 4. doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-009936