'July effect' rexamined
Some people believe that being admitted to a teaching hospital in July, when the new medical residents have just arrived, is a guarantee of poor care, and some research supports that view. But a new study suggests that fear of the "July effect" may be exaggerated. Researchers studied 528,057 admissions to teaching hospitals for spinal surgery.
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