AHRQ Releases Physician Work Hours and Patient Safety Primer

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The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Patient Safety Network has released a primer on physician work hours and patient safety, detailing the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education's 2010 recommendations for restructuring work shifts, training and oversight.

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The primer includes a review of the debate over physician hours, a variety of studies and articles on physician hours and patient safety, AHRQ's Web Morbidity and Mortality editor's picks on physician hours and patient safety and a selection of journal articles and book titles from the Patient Safety Network. 

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