Challenging operations : medical reform and resistance in surgery (Book, 2011) []
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Challenging operations : medical reform and resistance in surgery

Challenging operations : medical reform and resistance in surgery

Author: Katherine C Kellogg
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In 2003, in the face of errors and accidents caused by medical and surgical trainees, the American Council of Graduate Medical Education mandated a reduction in resident work hours to eighty per  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine C Kellogg
ISBN: 9780226430027 0226430022 9780226430034 0226430030
OCLC Number: 666234977
Description: xi, 230 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The world at 120 hours a week --
A day in the life of an intern --
Similar hospitals, similar programs --
Meet the iron men --
Potential reformers --
Collective combat --
Defending stability --
Relationally mobilizing for change --
Countermobilizing for resistance --
Collectively disrupting.
Responsibility: Katherine C. Kellogg.


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"Kellogg's vivid account of the struggle to implement important medical reform instructs, inspires, and terrifies. Unique in its range of arguments and the literature it draws on, Challenging Read more...

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