TITLE

Physicians' work hours: desperately seeking evidence

AUTHOR(S)
Veasey, Sigrid
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Nov2007, Vol. 64 Issue 11, p719
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author comments on the issue concerning the evidence-based medicine for excellence in healthcare delivery in the U.S. It is noted that physicians have been reluctant to advance the necessary science and to examine in depth related science and to formulate evidence-based safe work schedules. It stresses that the fatigue-related error of a medical personnel is a point that cannot be regulated, thus it requires cultural change.
ACCESSION #
27475009

 

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