Impact of the 80-hour resident work week on mortality and morbidity in trauma patients.

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Question: Has the implementation of the resident work hours restriction of 80 hours per week impacted on mortality of injured patients and the resources used to care for them? Design: Retrospective cohort study. Data source: National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB) version 6.2. Results: Overall mortality decreased from 4.64% in the pre–80 hour work week to 4.46% in… (More)
DOI: 10.1503/cjs.009713

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