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Contact: Leslie Shepherd
St. Michael's Hospital

Dr. Reena Pattani, St. Michael's Hospital

Caption: Medical residents in Canada may work longer hours per shift and per week than their counterparts in Europe, Australia and New Zealand but there is conflicting evidence whether shorter shifts improve patient safety, a new study has found.

Credit: Courtesy of St. Michael's Hospital

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