No More 30-Hour Shifts For Young Doctors; Medical Errors Persist
For decades it’s been a rite of passage for new doctors: the 30-hour hospital shift. Concern about medical errors prompted regulators to ban the practice last month, but one doctor at UMass Medical Center says the problem is far from fixed.
- Darshak Sanghavi, chief of pediatric cardiology, UMass Medical School
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