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Journal Article
Study

Quantification of surgical resident stress "on call".

Tendulkar AP, Victorino GP, Chong TJ, et al. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2005;201:560-4.

The investigators monitored the heart rate and circulating white blood cell count of "on call" surgical residents and found that surgical residents experience stress despite work hour adjustments.