TITLE

Trainee fatigue: are new limits on work hours enough?

AUTHOR(S)
Howard, Steven K.; Gaba, David M.
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/16/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 6, p975
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the need to alter established methods of residency training among medical trainees to accommodate the reduction of work hours in North America. Description of the physiologic consequences of working in a busy hospital environment; Impact of sleep deprivation on the health of medical trainees; Factors that motivate limiting the work hours of medical residents.
ACCESSION #
12436158

 

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