Effect of 16-hour duty periods on patient care and resident education.

@article{McCoy2011EffectO1,
  title={Effect of 16-hour duty periods on patient care and resident education.},
  author={Christopher P. McCoy and Andrew J. Halvorsen and Conor G. Loftus and Furman S. McDonald and Amy S. Oxentenko},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  year={2011},
  volume={86 3},
  pages={192-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To measure the effect of duty periods no longer than 16 hours on patient care and resident education. PATIENTS AND METHODS As part of our Educational Innovations Project, we piloted a novel resident schedule for an inpatient service that eliminated shifts longer than 16 hours without increased staffing or decreased patient admissions on 2 gastroenterology services from August 29 to November 27, 2009. Patient care variables were obtained through medical record review. Resident well… CONTINUE READING

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