Association of workload of on-call medical interns with on-call sleep duration, shift duration, and participation in educational activities.

@article{Arora2008AssociationOW,
  title={Association of workload of on-call medical interns with on-call sleep duration, shift duration, and participation in educational activities.},
  author={Vineet M Arora and Emily Georgitis and Juned Siddique and Ben Vekhter and J. Norton Woodruff and Holly J. Humphrey and David O. Meltzer},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2008},
  volume={300 10},
  pages={1146-53}
}
CONTEXT Further restrictions in resident duty hours are being considered, and it is important to understand the association between workload, sleep loss, shift duration, and the educational time of on-call medical interns. OBJECTIVE To assess whether increased on-call intern workload, as measured by the number of new admissions on-call and the number of previously admitted patients remaining on the service, was associated with reductions in on-call sleep, increased total shift duration, and… CONTINUE READING
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