University of Massachusetts Medical School Faculty Publications

Title

The '16-hour rule': a giant step, but in which direction

UMMS Affiliation

Meyers Primary Care Institute; Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine

Date

8-1-2015

Document Type

Article

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

Disciplines

Medical Education

Abstract

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.

Rights and Permissions

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

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

25981692