The impact of a regulation restricting medical house staff working hours on the quality of patient care.
Objective.-To examine the impact on patient care of a New York State regulation that restricted house staff working hours.
Design.-Retrospective cohort study.
Setting.-General medical service of an urban teaching hospital.
Patients.-A total of 263 (94%) of 281 patients discharged from the study service during October 1988 and 263 (93%) of 283 patients discharged from the same service during October 1989.
On July 1, 1989,
New York State enacted a new regulation,
Code 405, which limited residents'working hours and specified levels of supervision and ancillary support.
Mots-clés Pascal : Qualité, Soin, Rétrospective, Personnel sanitaire, Réglementation, Durée travail, Centre hospitalier universitaire, Service hospitalier, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Quality, Care, Retrospective, Health staff, Regulation, Work period, Teaching hospital, Hospital ward, United States, North America, America
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0391739
Code Inist : 002B30A04C. Création : 199406.