June 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/8/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 12, p1880
Academic Journal
Relates the fears felt as a pediatrician. Reason for reviewing the content of the flowsheets before every shift; Fear of telling a father about the death of his child; Analysis of the cause of fear.


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