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Even so, the results suggest that a little praise can go a long way in helping doctors and nurses feel like their work has meaning, said Cynda Rushton, a researcher at the Berman Institute of Bioethics and School of Nursing at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

“When clinicians hear that their efforts have produced benefit to their patients or families and that it has made a difference in the lives of others, it can reinforce that their efforts matter and are appreciated,” Rushton, who wasn’t involved in the study, said by email.

“With burnout being reported at alarming levels, helping clinicians to reconnect to the meaning of their work is vital for sustaining the healthcare workforce,” Rushton added. …

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