“The biggest source of support for many hospitalists, beyond their family, is the group,” said Dr. Clarissa Barnes.
“The pandemic emphatically underscores our need to change the status quo when it comes to physicians’ mental health,” said Dr. Mark Rosenberg.
The current pandemic has provided innumerable situations that can increase the risk for moral injury, said Dr. Peter Yellowlees.
The disparate symptoms, often in otherwise healthy individuals, have puzzled doctors and patients alike, sometimes resulting in a series of visits...
Each COVID-19 death leaves about nine family members bereaved, note Dr. Naomi Simon and coauthors.
If health care workers cannot tolerate PPE, use desensitization- and anxiety-reducing techniques to help them. said Dr. Elspeth Cameron Ritchie....
"We were a little surprised to see that people were more concerned about others than about themselves," said Dr. Ran Barzilay.
“Support needs to be deployed in multiple dimensions ... and include training in resilience, stress reduction, emotional awareness, and self-care...
“This is something we’re going to see more frequently, and many of us already have.”