A new study out of Japan shows that healthcare workers are at increased risk for burnout from the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers surveyed a variety of frontline workers in a large hospital’s emergency room, ICUs, and other departments, asking about symptoms like emotional exhaustion and feelings of decreased accomplishment at work. They found that more than 40% of nurses and more than 30% of radiological technologists and pharmacists met the criteria for burnout. This study suggests the importance of physician and hospital leaders and peers recognizing the dedicated work of these healthcare professionals and expressing gratitude and support.
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The Injuries That Changed Sports Forever
Through the stories of a dozen athletes whose injuries and recovery advanced the field (including Joan Benoit, Michael Jordan, Brandi Chastain, and Tommy John), Dr. Geier explains how sports medicine makes sports safer for the pros, amateurs, student-athletes, and weekend warriors alike.Get the Book