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Shortening trainee doctor hours to 80 hours per week led to no difference in hospital deaths, readmissions or costs, according to a new study in The BMJ.

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Shortening trainee doctor hours to 80 hours per week led to no difference in hospital deaths, readmissions or costs, according to a new study in The BMJ.Capping hours at 80 per week led to no differences in patient deaths, readmissions or costs.

When reforms shortened working hours for U.S. doctors-in-training, some worried: Was that enough time to learn the art of medicine? Would future patients suffer? Now a study has answers,... When reforms shortened working hours for U.S. doctors-in-training, some worried: Was that enough time to learn the art of medicine? Would future patients suffer? Now a study has answers,...

The authors noted that physicians work in big teams in the hospital, which mutes the impact of any single doctor on the quality of patient care.The authors noted that physicians work in big teams in the hospital, which mutes the impact of any single doctor on the quality of patient care.

Study says limits on residency work hours didn't affect doctor performance

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‘Some still long for the old days of 100-hour work weeks, but most of the world has moved on.’‘Some still long for the old days of 100-hour work weeks, but most of the world has moved on.’

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