Journal Article

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

Biller CK; Antonacci AC; Pelletier S; Homel P; Spann C; Cunningham MJ; Eavey RD.

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.