More doctors to the rescue in the intensive care unit: a cautionary note.

@article{Kahn2010MoreDT,
  title={More doctors to the rescue in the intensive care unit: a cautionary note.},
  author={Jeremy M. Kahn and Jesse B. Hall},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={181 11},
  pages={
          1160-1
        }
}
associated with a reduced patient survival. Post hoc analysis indicated that these findings were possibly related to resident physicians caring for these patients (15). Reasons for increased mortality among patients cared for by physician trainees are likely multifactorial, but one may infer that the influence of an experienced intensivist who is available 24/7 would result in closer supervision and improve overall patient management. Therefore, the 24/7 presence of an intensivist in those… CONTINUE READING

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