Early impact of the 2011 ACGME duty hour regulations on surgical outcomes.

@article{Scally2015EarlyIO,
  title={Early impact of the 2011 ACGME duty hour regulations on surgical outcomes.},
  author={Christopher P. Scally and Andrew M. Ryan and Jyothi R. Thumma and Paul G. Gauger and Justin B. Dimick},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={158 6},
  pages={1453-61}
}
BACKGROUND In 2011, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) implemented additional restrictions on resident work hours. Although the impact of these restrictions on the education of surgical trainees has been examined, the effect on patient safety remains poorly understood. METHODS We used national Medicare Claims data for… CONTINUE READING