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Journal Article

The 80-hour work guidelines and resident survey perceptions of quality.

Biller K, Antonacci AC, Pelletier S, et al. The Journal of surgical research. 2006;135:275-81.

The investigators surveyed surgical residents on their perceptions of the effect of work-hour limitations and found that residents believed the limitations had either no effect or a negative effect on the quality of care; however, they recognized that the guidelines helped minimize instances of fatigue-related error.