Restricting resident hours did not increase mortality, study finds

04/26/2013 | Reuters

Patient deaths did not increase over the first three years after working hours for medical residents were limited to 80 hours per week, and in the following two years they declined, University of Pennsylvania researchers said. The study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine included records for about 14 million Medicare patients admitted to the hospital for heart attack, heart failure, gastrointestinal bleeding or surgery.

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