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Rethinking Resident Work Hours

Resident work hours are time limits placed on doctors in training to limit the amount of time they can work, reduce fatigue and reduce mistakes. But now the concept needs revisiting.

09/17/2013

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Increased Risk Of Suicide Among Physicians

It is a sad statistic but death by suicide is a major occupational hazard for physicians and the numbers are startling.

02/07/2013

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Report: Most Medical Students Don’t Know When Hand Washing Is Necessary

Only 33 percent — a third of the students — correctly identified the five situations that require hand hygiene.

12/15/2011

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