Medical Resident Work Hours

Medical resident work hours is a term that refers to the often lengthy shifts worked by medical interns and residents during their medical residency. The issue has become a political football in the United States, where federal regulations do not limit the number of hours that can be assigned during a graduate medical student's medical residency. In 2003, regulations capped the work-week at 80 hours.

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Medical Resident Work Hours - Effects On Health
... However, it is largely felt that actual duty hours (opposed to reported duty hours) have not changed substantially, and this explains this result ... Prior to a change in work hours, residents were working, on average 82 hours per week. ... The study relies on self reported hours ...

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