A Solution to After-Hours Fatigue and Surgical Backlog.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

After-hours surgery represents a novel solution that can effectively combat surgical fatigue of care teams in addition to addressing the high volume of surgical backlog associated with the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic. This commentary seeks to rationalize how successful employment of a dedicated after-hours surgical team and protocol has tremendous potential for increased efficiency while maintaining good surgical outcomes in patients.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Anastasio, AT; Patel, PS; Fernandez-Moure, J; Gage, MJ

Published Date

  • 2021

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 12 /

Start / End Page

  • 2151459321989523 -

PubMed ID

  • 33614190

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC7868493

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2151-4585

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1177/2151459321989523


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States