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Shortening trainee doctor hours hasn't harmed patients

Medical Xpress - Thu 11 Jul 19

When reforms shortened working hours for U.S. doctors-in-training, some worried: Was that enough time to learn the art of medicine? Would future patients suffer?

Capping medical residency hours does not hamper new doctors' quality of training

Medical Xpress - Thu 11 Jul 19

When new rules capped training hours for medical residents at 80 hours per week in 2003, critics worried that the change would leave physicians-in-training unprepared for the challenges of independent ...

Capping medical residency hours does not hamper new doctors' quality of training, ScienceDaily - Thu 11 Jul 19

Reduced work hours for trainee doctors not seen to compromise care

Reuters - Thu 11 Jul 19

(Reuters Health) - Physicians who trained in U.S. hospitals under recent reforms that capped their work hours appear to provide care that's similar in cost and quality to doctors who trained ...

Cuts to Trainee Doctors' Hours Haven't Affected Care

WebMD - Thu 11 Jul 19

They analyzed nearly 486,000 hospitalizations of Medicare patients before and after the training hours cap was implemented and found no evidence that it had any impact on the quality of care ...

Spare the medical resident and spoil nothing

Science Blog - Fri 12 Jul 19

When new rules by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education capped medical residents’ training hours at 80 hours per week in 2003, critics worried that the change would leave ...

Study Eases Fears That Capping Hours For Doctors In Training Has Ill-Effect On Patients

Kaiser Health News - Thu 11 Jul 19

Physicians who trained before the 2003 limits on work hours typically logged about 100 hours a week. When that was capped at 80 hours a week, some worried it wouldn't be enough to properly train ...

Training trials

Eurekalert - Thu 11 Jul 19

(Harvard Medical School) First national study shows cutting residents' training hours has not resulted in lower performance for new doctors.Resident training was capped at 80 hours per week ...