Physicians' work hours: desperately seeking evidence

Veasey, Sigrid
November 2007
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Nov2007, Vol. 64 Issue 11, p719
Academic Journal
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.


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