July Hospitalizations: Inexperienced Doctors Make Them Riskier, Analysis Says

Most doctors will tell you to stay out of teaching hospitals when the new crop of inexperienced medical school graduates begins their training. A new analysis of existing studies adds to the evidence that medical trainee turnover makes July a more perilous time for hospital patients, with more deaths, longer surgeries and longer hospital stays--not to mention higher hospital charges. However, Dr. John Q. Young, lead author of the review article, said he doesn't want the findings about the...Full Story
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