Preventing professional burnout

blogimageWhen a solider takes a bullet or lives through a battle, the medical community rightfully looks at his resulting anxiety and calls it post-traumatic stress disorder. When a nurse works on a unit with high acuity, gives herself to each and every patient, and watches those patients die, what do you call the resulting anxiety and depression that follow her throughout her job?

Originally posted in AusMed


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