Tag Archive for ‘physician health’
Identifies precautionary measures related to the removal of surgical smoke, including engineering controls, smoke evacuators, and high-filtration masks.
This article focuses on IPV and explores the unique features of surgeons and surgical culture that may perpetuate silence and stigmatize IPV.
Suggestions for implementing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID-19 recommendations for patients and visitors as well as health care personnel are the focus of this month’s column.
Strategies for monitoring and minimizing stressors that can lead to unprofessional behavior are outlined in this month’s column, including promoting peer accountability and support.
The Joint Commission’s Workplace Violence Prevention Resources, including assessment tools to recognize aggressive patient behavior, are outlined in this month’s column.
Factors associated with health workplace violence, including understaffing and unrestricted public access to hospital rooms and clinics, are summarized.
This month’s column underscores the challenges related to bullying and workplace violence and its effect on patient care.
This article outlines steps for physicians who have lost their credentials and licensure to reinstate themselves as productive members of the medical community.