Journal Article
Study

A new professionalism? Surgical residents, duty hours restrictions, and shift transitions.

Coverdill JE, Carbonell AM, Fryer J, et al. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. 2010;85:S72-5.

This survey of general surgery residents found that most are struggling with balancing duty hour requirements and responsibility for their patients. In particular, residents reported difficulty adhering to shift length restrictions, and little to no education on handoffs and signouts.