News tagged with medical resident fatigue
(Medical Xpress)—It appears that long, arduous hours in the hospital are causing more than stress and fatigue among doctors-in-training—they're crashing, or nearly crashing, their cars after work, according to new Mayo ...
Other Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study involving 27 orthopedic surgery residents suggests that surgical residents are often fatigued during their awake time, according to a report in the May issue of Archives of Surgery.
Surgery May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a newly published study, researchers found the majority of medical residents surveyed experienced a decline in empathy over the course of the oft-used "long-call" shift.
Health Jan 31, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A group of 26 of the nation's leaders in medicine, health care, patient safety, and research today called for sweeping changes in the design, supervision and financing of U.S. hospital residency care programs to protect patients ...
Other Jun 24, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Sleep deprivation is an issue that affects practising physicians and not only medical residents, and we need to establish standards for maximum work and minimum uninterrupted sleep to ensure patient safety, states an editorial ...
Health May 24, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0