September 7, 2011

Stress overdose for doctors


A new report from the Mayo Clinic suggests that the pressures on medical residents might affect patient care… "This isn't just a woe is me, look at those doctors complaining about how hard their medical training is," said Dr. Colin West, a general internist who co-directs the Mayo Clinic Department of Medicine Program on Physician Well-Being. "This actually has an impact on what we're providing to patients throughout the health care system." Additional coverage: HealthDay, HealthLeaders Media, Science Codex, KAAL, DoctorsLounge, Medical News Today, US News & World Report, MarketWatch

Star Tribune, by Jackie Crosby, 9/7/2011

Tags: Psychology and Psychiatry, Quality

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