Trainee fatigue: are new limits on work hours enough?
- Is it time for an 80-hour attending workweek? LOCKWOOD, CHARLES J. // Contemporary OB/GYN;Jan2010, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p10
The article discusses how sleep deprivation among U.S. hospital resident staff results to impaired medical practice. The American Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) imposed a maximum 80 on-duty work hours per week and 24-hour call cycles ruling to address the issue. However, it also...
- Time's Up. Gearon, Christopher J. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jun2003, Vol. 77 Issue 6, p18
Reports on the new rules set by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education on the duty hours of physician residents in the U.S., as of June 2003. Impact of the rules on hospitals; Penalties faced by institutions that overworked their residents; Provisions of the rule.
- TRANSITION TO THE EIGHTY-HOUR RESIDENT WORK SCHEDULE. Strongwater, Allan M. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jun2003, Vol. 85-A Issue 6, p1170
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) will be imposing new standards for resident work hours that will take effect commencing with the resident class in July 2003Â¹. To assist in the transition from the current work schedules for residents to an eighty-hour work...
- THE 32-HOUR WORKWEEK. Knoll, Mike // Infonomics;May/Jun2009, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p8
The article discusses the implications of excissive overtimes. It analysis the consequences of forcing the employees to render overtime since it indicates poor planning, inadequate contingency or mitigation, affects productivity and diminishes the Parkinson's Law. It points that the need for...
- COFFEE RUN, ANYONE? // Credit Union Management;Sep2005, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p64
Highlights the results of a study on labor productivity in the United States. Least productive time of day for employees; Activities during a typical workday; Tips for employees on how to better schedule time and avoid suffering productivity slowdowns later in the day.
- TIME WASTING: PROPERTY OR THEFT? Hirsch, Marcie Schorr // People Management;8/11/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 16, p46
The article presents the author's view on how employees spend their working time. According to research by AOL and Salary.com, the average worker wastes more than two hours a day. The author said that there seem to be no end ways in which employees use work time to engage in tasks not adding to...
- New day dawns for residents. // Contemporary Pediatrics;Jul2002, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p13
Deals with the policy limiting residents' work hours, announced by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medicine Education in the U.S. Terms under the rules; Effectivity date of the rules; Information on a class action lawsuit filed in Washington, D.C. in May 2002, charging that the National...
- The Effect of Work Hour Regulations on Personal Development during Residency. Glines, Melinda E. // Annals of Internal Medicine;5/18/2004, Vol. 140 Issue 10, p818
Provides information about workhour regulations and personal development of medical residents in the U.S. Effect of workhour regulations on personal development; Limits to what real physicians-in-training can learn; Benefits of regulating workhours for medical residents.
- Extended intern work shifts really do affect quality of care. // Contemporary OB/GYN;Dec2004, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p17
The article provides information on two studies published in the October 28, 2004 issue of the "New England Journal of Medicine" which revealed that when first-year residents worked the traditional extended work shifts, they got less sleep, experienced an increase of attentional failures, and...