Operative Experience in an Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program: The Effect of Work-Hour Restrictions
- Operative Experience in an Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program: The Effect of Work-Hour Restrictions. Baskies, Michael A.; Ruchelsman, David E.; Capeci, Craig M.; Zuckerman, Joseph D.; Egol, Kenneth A. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Apr2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 4, p924
Background: The implementation of Section 405 of the New York State Public Health Code and the adoption of similar policies by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education in 2002 restricted resident work hours to eighty hours per week. The effect of these policies on operative...
- Measuring the Attitudes and Impact of the Eighty-Hour Workweek Rules on Orthopaedic Surgery Residents. Kusuma, Sharat K.; Mehta, Samir; Sirkin, Michael; Yates, Adolph J.; Miclau, Theodore; Templeton, Kimberly I.; Friedlaender, Gary E. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Mar2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 3, p679
Background: The literature on graduate medical education contains anecdotal reports of some effects of the new eighty-hour workweek on the attitudes and performance of residents. However, there are relatively few studies detailing the attitudes of large numbers of residents in a particular...
- Hours on End. Carney, Patricia I. // Medical Economics;3/6/2009, Vol. 86 Issue 5, p40
The article discusses the work-hour restrictions for house physicians. It describes that work-hour restriction is like a nightmare for those physicians outside of academic medicine. It states that house physicians have 24 hours of working away from the hospital every week. It notes that one of...
- A Comparison of Orthopaedic Resident Performance on Surgical Fixation of an Ulnar Fracture Using Virtual Reality and Synthetic Models. LeBlanc, Justin; Hutchison, Carol; Yaoping Hu; Donnon, Tyrone // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;5/1/2013, Vol. 95-A Issue 9, p862
Background: Surgical trainees develop surgical skills using various techniques, with simulators providing a safe learning environment. Fracture fixation is the most common procedure in orthopaedic surgery, and residents may benefit from simulated fracture fixation. The performance of residents...
- Changes in the Number of Resident Publications after Inception of the 80-hour Work Week. Namdari, Surena; Baldwin, Keith; Weinraub, Barbara; Mehta, Samir // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Aug2010, Vol. 468 Issue 8, p2278
Since the inception of resident work-hour regulations, there has been considerable concern regarding the influence of decreased work hours on graduate medical education. In particular, it is unclear whether implementation of work-hour restrictions has influenced resident academic performance as...
- Are Canadian general surgery residents ready for the 80-hour work week? A nationwide survey. Sudarshan, Monisha; Hanna, Wael C.; Jamal, Mohammed H.; Nguyen, Lily H. P.; Fraser, Shannon A. // Canadian Journal of Surgery;Feb2012, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p53
Background: The purpose of this study was to describe Canadian general surgery residents' perceptions regarding potential implementation of work-hour restrictions. Methods: An ethics review board-approved, Web-based survey was submitted to all Canadian general surgery residency programs between...
- Lightening the load of training docs. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Aug2002, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p14
Reports on the issuance of standards limiting residents' work hours for all medical specialties in the U.S. Requirements and guidelines governing the work of residents; Work habits of residents; Improvement of job safety and health of residents.
- Should resident physicians' working hours be limited? Kelly, Joyce // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Sep2002, Vol. 76 Issue 9, p30
Answers question on whether to reduce the working hours of resident physicians.
- Resident Doctors Overworked. // People's Medical Society Newsletter;Jun2000, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p5
Focuses on the duty-hour standards required for residency programs.