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Moves to allow medical residents more sleep rouse opposition

Wall Street Journal, May 21, 2009

The question of whether hospital residents should be required to work shorter hours and take naps to avoid exhaustion that can bring harm to their patients has created a surprising divide in the medical community. Other industries in which employees are responsible for the lives of others, such as airlines and railroads, have limits on how many hours of continuous work their employees are allowed to do.