Sligl, Wendy
February 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/13/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 4, p498
Academic Journal
The article relates the author's experience during his combined infectious disease and critical care fellowship. He became ill with influenza and had to face his own vulnerability and dysfunctional need to feel indispensable as a physician. According to the author, as a result, he had a renewed respect for influenza and am more convinced than ever that health care workers should receive influenza vaccination to protect their patients but to spare them of the experience.


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