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Physicians' needs in coping with emotional stressors: the case for peer support.

Hu YY, Fix ML, Hevelone ND, et al. Physicians' needs in coping with emotional stressors: the case for peer support. Arch Surg. 2012;147(3):212-217. doi:10.1001/archsurg.2011.312

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March 29, 2012
Hu Y-Y, Fix ML, Hevelone ND, et al. Arch Surg. 2012;147(3):212-217.

This study noted that nearly 80% of surveyed resident and attending physicians experienced a serious emotional stressor in the past year. Medical errors and adverse events were significant contributing factors, leading the authors to advocate for greater peer support to address these needs.

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Hu YY, Fix ML, Hevelone ND, et al. Physicians' needs in coping with emotional stressors: the case for peer support. Arch Surg. 2012;147(3):212-217. doi:10.1001/archsurg.2011.312