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Reduced neurosurgical resident hours: No significant positive effect on patient outcomes

In 2003 the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) imposed a mandatory maximum 80-hour work-week restriction on medical residents. To see whether this caused positive changes in patient outcomes, researchers analyzed hospital-based data from three years before (2000-2002) and three years after (2004-2006) the restriction in duty hours was implemented. Focusing on the specialty of neurosurgery, these researchers found no significant positive changes in patient outcomes after duty hours were reduced.
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