Is a tired doctor a safe doctor?
Goldman B. "White Coat, Black Art." CBC Radio. October 31, 2014.
This radio segment explores whether sleep deprivation affects the safety of care delivery. Panelists discuss sleep deprivation in health care, the influence of hierarchy and peer behaviors in normalizing fatigue, and the impacts of duty hour limits on patient safety. This contributes to the continuing debate about the benefits of work hour reductions and its potential to detract from residents' competency.
Why doesn't medical care get better when doctors rest more?
Rosenbaum L. The New Yorker: Elements. August 20, 2013.
How many die from medical mistakes in US hospitals?
Allen M. ProPublica. September 19, 2013.
Lessons from America's safest hospitals.
Howard B. AARP The Magazine. April/May 2013;56:46-50,52,71.
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The impossible workload for doctors in training.
Chen PW. New York Times. April 18, 2013.