Capping medical residency hours does not hamper new doctors’ quality of training

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First national study shows cutting residents’ training hours has not resulted in lower performance for new doctors. Resident training was capped at 80 hours per week in 2003, down from 100+ hours, a controversial move that left many worried. Despite worries, reduced hours did not change 30-day patient mortality, readmissions or spending.

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