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Will 28-hour shifts for medical residents improve patient care?
 

Will 28-hour shifts for medical residents improve patient care?

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The US Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education is proposing to increase the number of consecutive hours medical residents can work, but some fear it could hurt patient care and quality of doctor training.
 
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27 Dec 2016 - General
 
The same setup happens in our country Mahmoud AbdelAziz. Residents still continue to work on 32 hour shifts and most adapt to lack of sleep. There are 2 sides to every recommendation and I would still suggest reducing the workload for residents because it gives them time to rest and also time to hone skills and read. I think that handing off patients should be done meticulously in order to avoid compromising pati...
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