A Randomized Controlled Trial of Mandatory Naps for Physicians in Training
This study has been completed.
University of Pennsylvania
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Department of Veterans Affairs
First received: March 31, 2009
Last updated: April 28, 2014
Last verified: April 2014
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Study Status:||This study has been completed.|
|Study Completion Date:||December 2013|
|Primary Completion Date:||June 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
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