Long hours cause surgeon burnout, affect patient safety

11/4/2010 | HealthDay News

Long work hours can lead to burnout and depression among surgeons and also increase the risk of medical errors, researchers said. A survey found 50% of surgeons who worked more than 80 hours a week met criteria for burnout, 40% were depressed and 11% said they had made a significant medical error in the past three months.

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