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The '16-hour rule': a giant step, but in which direction
University of Massachusetts Medical School Faculty Publications
  • Joel H. Popkin, St. Vincent Hospital
  • Khaled E. Eissa, Tulane University Health Sciences Center
  • Kathleen M. Mazor, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Celeste A. Lemay, University of Massachusetts Medical School
UMMS Affiliation
Meyers Primary Care Institute; Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine
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Document Type
Adult; Fatigue; Female; Humans; Internship and Residency; Male; Patient Care; *Quality of Health Care; Surveys and Questionnaires; United States; *Work Schedule Tolerance

The purpose of our study is to examine postgraduate year PGY-1 resident perceptions of educational and patient care experiences in the medical intensive care unit (MICU) through a survey of 2 groups completing a first year of training before and after the 16-hour rule change.

DOI of Published Version
Am J Med. 2015 Aug;128(8):922-8. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2015.04.022. Epub 2015 May 14. Link to article on publisher's site
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Joel H. Popkin, Khaled E. Eissa, Kathleen M. Mazor and Celeste A. Lemay. "The '16-hour rule': a giant step, but in which direction" Vol. 128 Iss. 8 (2015) ISSN: 0002-9343 (Linking)
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