Residents outline dangers of catching Z's
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Quick View. Posted May 24, 2004
Sleep deprivation can affect how residents practice medicine -- causing many to believe they could nod off during daily activities.
The survey of residents in the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine's internal medicine program was taken in 2001 before 80-hour work-week restrictions were implemented.
Source: Academic Medicine, May