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Which Physicians Are The Most Burnt Out?

PUBLIC HEALTH

Physicians in emergency medicine dealt with the highest rates of burnout. How did those in pulmonology, gastroenterology, and urology fare?

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Why Bedside Tracheostomy Costs Considerably Less With Single-Use Bronchoscopes
Supply Costs
Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy, or PDT, is considered a practical, safe and cost-effective alternative to open surgical tracheostomy, and both reusable and single-use bronchoscopes are suitable for the procedure. But single-use devices save money and eliminate contamination concerns.
Mishandling Flexible Endoscopes After Disinfection Is a Health Hazard
Prevention Challenges
Flexible endoscopes have made the ECRI Institute’s list of the top 10 health technology hazards every year since 2010—topping the rankings twice—though this year the focus shifted a bit.
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High stress and poor work-life balance top the concerns of critical care doctors responding to a recent survey.

Public Health

Although critical care doctors largely are satisfied with their jobs, they also report high job stress and low satisfaction when it comes to work-life balance, according to a new survey.