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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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Questionnaire Content—1 Perceptions of Fatigue and Causes of Mistakes

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  • Fatigue
    • "On how many days did you experience significant fatigue while on-duty over the past four weeks?"
    • "How often has fatigue had a negative impact on the safety of patients you care for?"
  • Causes of Mistakes
    • ." what extent do the following contribute to mistakes in patient care?"
      • residents working too many hours
      • poor handoffs by residents
      • carrying or admitting too many patients
      • inadequate supervision
      • cross covering too many patients

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