Tag: work hour restrictions

1. A large, multicenter clinical trial found that resident-physicians who worked ≤ 16 consecutive hours for a majority of their shifts over a four-week period had fewer attentional failures, faster reaction time, and lower subjective sleepiness than participants who worked shifts of ≥ 24 hours every 3-4 shifts.  2. These...
Gender differences in Twitter use and influence among health policy and health services researchers 1. Women’s voices on common social media platforms appear less influential and have less reach than their male counterparts in the health policy and health service research arena, suggesting that social media may re-enforce known gender...
Image: PD 1. 2011 ACGME duty hour regulations significantly increase on-call sleep duration for interns compared to 2003 regulations.  2. The findings suggest potential negative impacts on the continuity of patient care, the perceived quality of care (by interns and nurses), and the availability of educational opportunities. These findings, published today in...