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Table 1 Patient Care

From: Residents' perceptions of a night float system

Item Overall
(SD)
Better care provided by a rested physician less familiar with the patient 3.3 (.93)
Better care provided by a tired physician familiar with the patient 2.8 (.94)
Shared decision-making between the day team and the NF team improves patient care 3.2 (.89)
Continuity of patient care maintained 2.9 (.93)
Physician-patient relationship worsened 2.5 (.90)
Fewer adverse patient outcomes 3.1 (.72)
Overall quality of patient care improved 3.3 (.86)
  1. No items with differences in means between interns and residents were significant at p < 0.05