A setback for safety, first-year physicians-in-training allowed to work 24-hour shifts

Read the article in the Washington post, https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2017/03/10/first-year-doctors-will-be-allowed-to-work-24-hour-shifts-starting-in-july/

The National Patient Safety Foundation opposed lifting the 16-hour shift limit for first-year residents. See our statement, http://www.npsf.org/default.asp?page=res_duty_hours_2


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