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US public opinion regarding proposed limits on resident physician work hours

Alexander B Blum1, Farbod Raiszadeh2, Sandra Shea3, David Mermin4, Peter Lurie59, Christopher P Landrigan678 and Charles A Czeisler78*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Health and Evidence Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY USA

2 Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA

3 Committee of Interns and Residents, SEIU Healthcare Division, Service Employees International Union, New York, NY, USA

4 Lake Research Partners, Berkeley, CA, USA

5 Public Citizen's Health Research Group, Washington, DC, USA

6 Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Medicine, Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

7 Harvard Work Hours, Health and Safety Group, Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

8 Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

9 Current address: US Food and Drug Administration, Silver spring, MD, USA

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BMC Medicine 2010, 8:33  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-8-33

Published: 1 June 2010

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