134. THE 80 HOUR WORK WEEK: IMPACT ON RESIDENT SURGICAL EXPOSURE AND NATIONAL IN-TRAINING EXAM SCORES

@inproceedings{Froelich2011134T8,
  title={134. THE 80 HOUR WORK WEEK: IMPACT ON RESIDENT SURGICAL EXPOSURE AND NATIONAL IN-TRAINING EXAM SCORES},
  author={John M Froelich and Joseph C. Milbrandt and D. Gordon Allan},
  year={2011}
}
Purpose: The current study examines the impact of the 80-hour work week on the number of surgical cases performed by PGY2 – PGY5 Orthopedic residents. We also evaluated Orthopaedic In-training Exam (OITE) scores during the same time period.Method: Data were collected from the ACGME national database for 3 academic years prior to and 5 years after July 1, 2003. CPT surgical procedure codes logged by all residents three years prior to and five years following implementation of the 80-hour work… CONTINUE READING

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