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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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Residents in "reduced hours" programs experienced reductions in fatigue and fatigue-related safety problems relative to other programs

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**A 25% reduction in mean days of self-reported "significant fatigue" in last month among the reduced hours programs vs 8% reduction in other programs (p=.03)

**A decrease from 7% to 3% in reduced hours group saying that fatigue "frequently" or "always" impacted the safety of patients they cared for, compared with an increase from 3.8% to 3.9% among other programs (p=.03)


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