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Author Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Optimizing Graduate Medical Trainee (Resident) Hours and Work Schedules to Improve Patient Safety.

Title Resident duty hours : enhancing sleep, supervision, and safety / Cheryl Ulmer, Dianne Miller Wolman, Michael M.E. Johns, editors ; Committee on Optimizing Graduate Medical Trainee (Resident) Hours and Work Schedules to Improve Patient Safety
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 400 pages) : illustrations
Contents Appendices: Statement of task -- Comparison of select scheduling possibilities under committee recommendations and under 2003 ACGME duty hour rules -- International experiences limiting resident duty hours -- Glossary, acronyms, and abbreviations -- Committee member biographies -- Public meeting agendas
Background and overview -- Current duty hours and monitoring adherence -- Adapting the resident educational and work environment to duty hour limits -- Improving the resident learning environment -- Impact of duty hours on resident well-being -- Contributions to error in the training environment -- Strategies to reduce fatigue risk in resident work schedules -- System strategies to improve patient safety and error prevention -- Resources to implement imvprovements for patient safety and resident training
Notes "Institute of Medicine of the National Academies."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Fatigue.
Hospitals -- United States -- Safety measures.
Hours of labor.
Medical errors.
Residents (Medicine) -- United States.
Sleep deprivation.
Education, Medical, Graduate.
Internship and Residency.
Medical Errors.
Patient Care.
Sleep Deprivation.
Work Schedule Tolerance.
United States.
Genre/Form Guideline.
Form Electronic book
Author Johns, Michael M. E.
Ulmer, Cheryl.
Wolman, Dianne Miller.
LC no. 2009003372
ISBN 0309127777 (electronic bk.)
9780309127776 (electronic bk.)