[281] ROSTERS, RCTs, & the Complexity of Meded Outcomes


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Episode length: 32:45

Author: Landrigan et. al.

Publication: Effect on Patient Safety of a Resident Physician Schedule without 24-Hour Shifts N Engl J Med. 2020 June 25;382(26):2514-2523.

Purpose: This Boston group has produced multiple previous papers relating to modified resident duty hours vs various outcomes. This time they share a multicentre study to look at the effect of 16-hour shifts vs “extended duration” duty hours for trainees in pediatric ICUs on “serious medical errors”, the ROSTERS study.

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