Resource topic: Safety and Patient Outcomes
First Do No Self Harm: Understanding and Promoting Physician Stress Resilience

This book, published by Figley et al. discusses the ethics, suffering, and patient-related and political pressures that doctors deal with on a day-to-day basis. The...

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Enhancing Clinicians’ Well-Being and Patient-Centered Care Through Mindfulness

In this study, the researchers examined the effect of a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course teaching mindfulness and stress management on subsequent...

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Emotional exhaustion and workarounds in acute care: cross sectional tests of a theoretical framework

Published in International Journal of Nursing Studies, a conceptual model is closely examined to link the clinical work environment with workarounds by clinicians,...

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Emotion and coping in the aftermath of medical error: a cross-country exploration

This study, published in Journal of Patient Safety, aims to understand emotional responses experienced and coping strategies used by clinicians when an error is...

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Economy and ethics in daily hospital routine – physicians in conflict between the well-being of patients and profitability

This German article discusses the increasing role of economics in medical decision making; economics now guides and influences the structure of hospitals, the...

Article
The doctor-patient relationship and patient resilience in chronic pain: A qualitative approach to patients’ perspectives

This research study, published in Chronic Illness, used in-depth interviews to study patients' perspectives about the role of the doctor-patient relationship in...

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Defang ACEs: End toxic stress by developing resilience through physician-community partnerships

This essay by Amanda Jichlinsky, published in Pediatrics, discusses how Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are detrimental to children, adults, and communities...

Opinion Piece/Short Communication
Compassion Practices, Nurse Well-Being, and Ambulatory Patient Experience Ratings

Compassion practices represent an under-explored organizational tool that may aid clinician well-being and positively impact health care experiences. This study,...

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Clinician stress and patient-clinician communication in HIV care

Published in Journal of General Internal Medicine, this study investigates associations between clinician stress and patient-clinician communication in primary HIV...

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Assessment of quality of life in outpatients with advanced cancer: the accuracy of clinician estimations and the relevance of spiritual well-being–a Hoosier Oncology Group Study

Fisch's paper, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, evaluates the association between quality-of-life (QOL) impairment as reported by patients and QOL...

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