The '16-hour rule': a giant step, but in which direction
Meyers Primary Care Institute; Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine
Medical Subject Headings
Adult; Fatigue; Female; Humans; Internship and Residency; Male; Patient Care; *Quality of Health Care; Surveys and Questionnaires; United States; *Work Schedule Tolerance
The purpose of our study is to examine postgraduate year PGY-1 resident perceptions of educational and patient care experiences in the medical intensive care unit (MICU) through a survey of 2 groups completing a first year of training before and after the 16-hour rule change.
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Citation: Am J Med. 2015 Aug;128(8):922-8. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2015.04.022. Epub 2015 May 14. Link to article on publisher's site
Popkin, Joel H.; Eissa, Khaled E.; Mazor, Kathleen M.; and Lemay, Celeste A., "The '16-hour rule': a giant step, but in which direction" (2015). University of Massachusetts Medical School Faculty Publications. 947.