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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Review

What is known: examining the empirical literature in resident work hours using 30 influential articles.

Philibert I. Journal of graduate medical education. 2016;8:795-805.

Resident duty hours continue to create controversy as a patient safety improvement strategy. This narrative review examined key studies published between 1971 and 2013 to describe the evidence shaping the duty hour debate and identify areas in need of further research.