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Sleeping pods: An A+ approach to helping residents get their Z's

Residency Program Alert, April 1, 2012

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The ACGME's duty hour restrictions seek to reduce the stress- and fatigue-related clinical mistakes brought on by heavy workloads, especially for newer ­residents. Although the ACGME's focus for the past several years has been on how many hours residents work, the organization is now honing in on how institutions and programs are mitigating fatigue.

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