Impact of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education work-hour regulations on neurosurgical resident education and productivity.

@article{Jagannathan2009ImpactOT,
  title={Impact of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education work-hour regulations on neurosurgical resident education and productivity.},
  author={J. Jagannathan and George Edward Vates and Nader Pouratian and Jason P Sheehan and James M Patrie and Michael S Grady and John Anthony Jane},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={110 5},
  pages={820-7}
}
OBJECT Recently, the Institute of Medicine examined resident duty hours and their impact on patient safety. Experts have suggested that reducing resident work hours to 56 hours per week would further decrease medical errors. Although some reports have indicated that cutbacks in resident duty hours reduce errors and make resident life safer, few authors have specifically analyzed the effect of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) duty-hour limits on neurosurgical… CONTINUE READING