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AHRQ Audio Feature - 1/28/2009 - Long Hours Worked by Medical Residents Examined

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AUDIO FEATURE
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 9:00 AM
Long Hours Worked by Medical Residents Examined

Feature Description:

This audio program features current news and information from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

Efforts are underway to change the long-standing tradition in the nation’s teaching hospitals for residents to work long hours. A study by a committee at the Institute of Medicine looks at the relationship between the work schedules of residents, their performance, and the quality of care they provide to patients.

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Duration: 03:17 (MM:SS)     File Size: 3.00 MB
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