The effect of prior night call status on the American Board of Surgery in-training examination scores: eight years of data from a single institution.

@article{Minion2007TheEO,
  title={The effect of prior night call status on the American Board of Surgery in-training examination scores: eight years of data from a single institution.},
  author={David J. Minion and Margaret A Plymale and Michael R. Donnelly and Eric David Endean},
  journal={Journal of surgical education},
  year={2007},
  volume={64 6},
  pages={
          416-9
        }
}
PURPOSE Despite recent attention to resident duty hours, little data evaluate the effect of being on-call the night before taking an in-training examination on examination performance. The few previous studies evaluated single-year test scores, from heterogeneous cohorts, with inconsistent findings. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of being on-call the night before taking the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE) on resident scores at a single… CONTINUE READING
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