Night Float

A house officer on a dedicated night schedule who takes admissions for an on-call team after a certain hour—e.g., midnight; the night float’s admission are transferred to another team in the morning
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These residents reported that, compared to the traditional on-call system, the night float system led to their improved sense of well-being, educational experience, and performance of their clinical duties." In our study we asked whether the NFS and IHCS duty systems had improved the residents' general sense of well-being.
Night float is the product of reforms in medical education, which limits the number of hours that doctors in training can work.
A remaining option was to have a "night float (NF)" system.
We have a "night float" for middle of the night admissions.
Another program that added night float and weekend cross-coverage significantly boosted the number of cases for the chief residents.
Another program that added night float and weekend cross coverage boosted cases for the chief residents significantly.
To divide up the labor to accommodate the shorter hours, another solution would be to have a night float team and a day team of residents, said Dr.
A number of hospitals have instituted some form of "night float" system, in which residents take turns working a night shift so that the group as a whole can work more manageable hours.
In that study, researchers randomly assigned 4 teams of interns to either a 2003-compliant schedule, with interns on call every fourth night with a 30-hour duty limit, or one of two 2011-compliant models with 16-hour duty limits 6 either being on call every fifth night, or a night float schedule, which is basically working from early evening to the early morning.
For a division of labor to accommodate the shorter hours, another solution would be to have a night float team and a day team of residents.
For division of the labor to accommodate the shorter hours, another solution would be to have a night float team and a day team of residents.