Latest News

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.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • DNA signature in Ice Storm babies: Prenatal maternal stress exposure to natural disasters predicts epigenetic profile of offspring

  • Chefs at schools can increase school meal participation, vegetable intake among students

  • Improving babies' language skills before they're even old enough to speak

  • After-school exercise program enhances cognition in 7-, 8- and 9-year-olds

  • How career dreams are born

  • Who are the men, boys suffering from anorexia?

  • Feeling fatigued while driving? Don't reach for your music

  • New clues revealed to understand brain stimulation

  • What makes a song sing? Backup singers

  • Transplant drug could boost power of brain tumor treatments, study finds

  •