TITLE

Doctors who err are prone to burnout, more mistakes

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Jan2007, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study which warned that physicians who have committed a major medical error are more likely to report symptoms of burnout and depression.
ACCESSION #
25056464

 

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