TITLE

Duty Hours: Where Do We Go From Here?

AUTHOR(S)
Rockey, Paul H.
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Mar2011, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p176
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on the effects that limiting resident physician duty hours have had on the learning environment and patient care. It is argued that the quality of patient care, resident hours have become convenient explanation for a variety of systemic ills and inefficiencies in health care. It is said that many residents are reluctant to leave tasks unfinished or to shift care for sick and unstable patients to their colleagues.
ACCESSION #
60010642

 

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