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Resident Fatigue, Stress Trigger Motor Vehicle Incidents, Mayo Clinic Poll Finds

ROCHESTER, Minn. — It appears that long, arduous hours in the hospital are causing more than stress and fatigue among doctors-in-training — they're crashing, or nearly crashing, their cars after work, according to new Mayo Clinic research. Nearly half of the roughly 300 Mayo Clinic residents polled during the course [...]

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Substance Use Disorder Increasing Among Medical Residents

Nearly 1 in every 100 anesthesiology residents entering primary training from 1975 to 2009 developed substance use disorder (SUD) during training. The incidence of this disorder is increasing and the risk of relapse or death is high. That’s according to a study conducted by  Mayo Clinic and the American Board of Anesthesiology that [...]

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Medical Resident Study: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Colin West discusses the findings of a recent study of medical residents. To listen, click the link below. Resident Fatigue and Car Accidents

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Does it Make a Difference if Your Surgery's in July?

The “July Effect” -- the notion that the influx of new residents and fellows at teaching hospitals each July makes that the worse time of year to be a patient -- seems to be a myth, according to new Mayo Clinic research that examined nearly 1 million hospitalizations for patients [...]

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