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The impact of prolonged continuous wakefulness on resident clinical performance in the intensive care unit: a patient simulator study.

Sharpe R; Koval V; Ronco JJ; Dodek P; Wong H; Shepherd J; FitzGerald JM; Ayas NT.

This study discovered that the clinical performance of medical residents deteriorates during prolonged hours of activity, suggesting the need for reform around current regulations for resident work hours.