Stress in Medicine Category

Why do People Commit Suicide?

March 25, 2015 #doctorstress #doctorsuicide #workplacestress #suicideprevention #SAVE I have to admit that this one was hard to write. The statistics are overwhelming. The stories I’ve been reading are very compelling – and sad. Even someone as powerful (scary?) as Tony Soprano knew that there would be repercussions if it came out that he was […]

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When Nurses Need Nursing

Nurses in a busy NICU were studied recently, over a period of 14 months. The study was looking to ascertain the amount of stress nurses experience, and gather possible coping strategies.

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Studies, numbers, facts (and several opinions) about Physician Burnout

Monday, March 2, 2015 In the last Blog Post (you can read it here), we talked about a year’s worth of personal experience, with the promise of facts coming next. Below are a few facts, and a few thoughts/ideas/opinions sprinkled in. Recently, when a friend of mine discovered I was developing an interest (dare I say “passion?”) in […]

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An outsider’s thoughts on “Physician Burnout”

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Full disclosure: this is my first foray into this arena. The arena of physician burnout and its related effects, that is. And let me start this by saying I’m not a physician – I am an everyday businessman, father, husband, brother, uncle, cousin, an all-around “normal” person, watching his adult children […]

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