It’s tough being a doctor. After undergoing years of study involving countless hours of cracking the books, cramming for exams, and trying to meet increasingly difficult schedules, medical students often emerge ill-equipped to handle mounting stress, prevent burnout or recognize the impact this has on self- and patient care.
January 24, 2014
December 20, 2013
On their feet for long hours and having to cope with ever-increasing patient loads, demanding schedules, paperwork, follow-up, and other responsibilities can exact a heavy toll on nurses. Work-related stress and related symptoms is often the result.