Tag: ACGME

Sleep-deprived docs disclose hospital horrors →

Today the ACGME (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) made the reckless decision to increase work hours to 28-hour shifts for new doctors. Here are the catastrophic consequences of their decision. Here are actual quotes from physicians (de-identified with some patient details

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Dying by Karōshi 過労死 (excessive work death) →

Are you at risk of dying at work? Know your Karōshi Line. Learn how to protect yourself from an early death in this podcast. Listen in . . . “One of my best friends form medical school died a few

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Should pilots, doctors & truckers work 28-hour shifts? →

How long could you drive without dozing off? Maybe 8 hours? Possibly 10? How many hours do you think a long-haul trucker could drive without swerving into your lane? Would you ever want an 80,0000 pound rig coming at you

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