Physician stress and burnout

Managing Stress in the Orthopaedic Family: Avoiding Burnout, Achieving Resilience.

Published in the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011;93:40.  doi:10.2106/JBJS.J.01252).

Authors: M. Catherine Sargent, Wayne Sotile, Mary O. Sotile, Harry Rubash, Peter S. Vezeridis, Larry Harmon, and Robert L. Barrack.

From the article:

“Stress is a double-edged sword. When managed appropriately, it can lead to peak performance in high-pressure professions, while the potential negative effects of stress are well documented, being directly related to seven of the ten leading causes of death in industrialized nations.”

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