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Thursday, January 13, 2005

Time to Change 

Today brings another reason to abolish the extended shift for medical residents: when they've been working extended shifts, they are more likely to get in car wrecks. No shock here, we already know that sleepy drivers are not safe, but it's good to see some validation. And maybe there's an off chance that things will start to change, as this practice has no discernible benefits that I know of. Other than being an initiation/hazing ritual.

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