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Archive of entries posted on October 2015

A systematic review of the effects of resident duty hour restrictions in surgery: impact on resident wellness, training, and patient outcomes

Authors: Najma Ahmed, Katharine S. Devitt, Jonathan Spicer, Kevin Imrie, Liane Feldman, Jonathan Cools-Lartigue, et al. Ann Surg 2014; 259(6): 1041-53. In this systematic review of 135 articles, authors found no overall improvement in patient outcomes as a result of resident duty hours restriction to 80 hours (mandated by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical [...]