Before and after resident work hour limitations: an objective assessment of the well-being of surgical residents.

@article{Stamp2005BeforeAA,
  title={Before and after resident work hour limitations: an objective assessment of the well-being of surgical residents.},
  author={Thomas Stamp and Paula M. Termuhlen and Sidney R. Miller and Dan Nolan and Peter Hutzel and James Gilchrist and R Michael Johnson},
  journal={Current surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={62 1},
  pages={117-21}
}
PURPOSE To assess the impact of resident work hour limitations on how surgical residents feel about their training, patient care, and their overall well-being. METHODS Three surveys were administered to 28 categorical surgery residents before and after implementation of the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) work hour restrictions. The surveys consisted of a Beck Depression Inventory II (BDI-II), a SF-36 Health Status Profile (SF-36), and a custom 20-item Likert scale… CONTINUE READING

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