Survey: Stress, Poor Work-Life Balance Challenge Intensivists

Survey: Stress, Poor Work-Life Balance Challenge Intensivists

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.

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Respiratory Care Week
The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) has devised a strategic plan to nurture workforce recovery, promote diversity, equity and inclusion, and to reimagine its brand. We talk to its executive director about these initiatives.
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Patient Safety
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Risks and Best Practices for Bronchoscope Use on COVID-19 Patients
Prevention Strategies
In this webinar, Cori L. Ofstead will provide front-line clinicians and personnel with critically important information about risks associated with the use of bronchoscopes among patients with COVID-19.
Study: Flexible Bronchoscopes Pose Under-Recognized Potential for MDRO Transmission
Prevention Challenges
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Study: Single-Use Bronchoscopes Show Better Flexion Than Reusables
Bronchoscopy Procedure
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