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The unmeasured quality metric: burn out and the second victim syndrome in healthcare.

Heiss K, Clifton M. The unmeasured quality metric: Burn out and the second victim syndrome in healthcare. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2019;28(3):189-194. doi:10.1053/j.sempedsurg.2019.04.011.

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August 7, 2019
Heiss K, Clifton M. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2019;28(3):189-194.

This commentary examines how burnout and medical error contribute to diminished physician well-being. The authors highlight the importance of peer support in physician recovery and discuss the role of individuals, leaders, and organizations to recognize the problem and enhance the safety of the workplace.

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Heiss K, Clifton M. The unmeasured quality metric: Burn out and the second victim syndrome in healthcare. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2019;28(3):189-194. doi:10.1053/j.sempedsurg.2019.04.011.