Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Doctors burnout could hurt patients too

By Eryn Brown, the Los Angeles Times:

You might have heard already that surgeons who miss out on sleep make more mistakes in the operating room. Now the editors of Anesthesiology want you to know about another potential patient-safety pitfall: physician burnout.

The journal published two studies on medical-staff burnout on Tuesday.

In the first, ... Read more>>

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