Does reducing interns' work hours reduce the rate of medical errors?

Bernstein, Michael; Etchells, Edward E.
February 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/15/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 4, p474
Academic Journal
Presents the abstract of the study "Effect of Reducing Interns' Work Hours on Serious Medical Errors in Intensive Care Unit," by C. P. Landrigan, J. M. Rothschild, J. W. Cronin, R. Kaushal, E. Burdick, J. T. Katz, et al published in the 2004 issue of the "New England Journal of Medicine."


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