Must we keep depriving residents of sleep?
- 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...
- Late-Night Admissions: Resident Education and Sleep Patterns. Lieu, Tracy; Blum, Nathan; Forrest, Christopher; Cornfeld, David; Polin, Richard // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;10/24/90-10/31/90, Vol. 264 Issue 16, p2124
Focuses on the effects of late-night admissions on resident medical education. Sleep patterns of the residents; Reduction of sleep deprivation among the residents; Criticism over the implementation of night-float systems to decrease resident stress.
- A successful test-run. Daggett, Lisa // LocumLife;Dec2007, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p8
The article discusses the experience of Kamran Quraishi as a locum tenens physician. Part of Quraishi's professional success was due to a recruiter who helped in facilitating his transition from an attending physician to a permanent practitioner. For doctors currently in residency, Quraishi...
- One thousand words. Mateen, Farrah // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/11/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 8, p916
Presents information on the Canadian Resident Matching Service for graduating medical students. Origin of the matching service; Estimated number of graduating students who participated in the matching service in 2005.
- Fitting Our Marriage In Between Beeps. Moore, Mary K. // Newsweek;8/26/2002, Vol. 140 Issue 9, p10
Offers observations on being married to a resident at a New York City hospital. Importance and nature of residency; How families cope with residency periods; Outlook for the occupational fortunes of residents.
- Management Training for Pathology Residents. Horowitz, Richard E.; Naritoku, Wesley; Wagar, Elizabeth A. // Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine;Jan2004, Vol. 128 Issue 1, p59
Context.--Success in the practice of pathology demands proficiency in management, but management training for pathology residents is generally inadequate, with little agreement on an appropriate curriculum or competency assessment. Most residency training programs do not have faculty members who...
- Using CanMEDS to guide international health electives: an enriching experience in Uganda defined for a Canadian surgery resident. Goecke, Michelle E.; Kanashiro, Jeanie; Kyamanywa, Patrick; Hollaar, Gwendolyn L. // Canadian Journal of Surgery;Aug2008, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p289
Background: Surgery residents who wish to travel during their residency will often seek an elective experience in a low- or middle-income country. Objectives for international health electives (IHEs) are often vague and poorly defined. Further, feedback to, and evaluation of, the resident after...
- A comparison of the attitudes shown by general practitioners, hospital doctors and medical students towards alternative medicine. Perkin, Michael R.; Pearcy, Richard M.; Fraser, Jocelyn S. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Sep1994, Vol. 87 Issue 9, p523
The aim of this study was to compare and contrast the views of general practitioners (GPs), hospital doctors and medical students to alternative medicine. A questionnaire was sent to a random sample of 100 GPs and 100 hospital doctors in the South West Thames Regional Health Authority (SWTRHA)....
- Should sleep-deprived surgeons inform patients of their condition? // Same-Day Surgery;Mar2011, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p25
A recent editorial in The New England Journal of Medicine suggests that sleep-deprived surgeons should disclosure their condition to patients as part of the informed consent process. â€¢ This disclosure could be an interim step until facilities develop policies and procedures addressing...