Medical residents' long hours lead to medical errors

01/19/2010 | New York Post

Medical residents at New York City hospitals frequently work long hours beyond what regulations allow and make mistakes because they are exhausted, according to a New York Post report. Dr. Charles Czeisler of Harvard Medical School said one in five residents admits to making a fatigue-related mistake and one in 20 said they made a mistake that resulted in a patient's death.

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