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Prescribing decision making by medical residents on night shifts: a qualitative study.

Lauffenburger JC, Coll MD, Kim E, et al. Prescribing decision making by medical residents on night shifts: a qualitative study. Med Educ. 2022;56(10):1032-1041. doi: 10.1111/medu.14845

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November 9, 2022
Lauffenburger JC, Coll MD, Kim E, et al. Med Educ. 2022;56(10):1032-1041.

Medication errors can be common among medical trainees. Using semi-structured qualitative interviews, this study identified factors influencing suboptimal prescribing by medical residents during overnight coverage, including time pressures, perceived pressure and fear of judgement, clinical acuity, and communication issues between care team members.

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Lauffenburger JC, Coll MD, Kim E, et al. Prescribing decision making by medical residents on night shifts: a qualitative study. Med Educ. 2022;56(10):1032-1041. doi: 10.1111/medu.14845

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