It’s tempting to put these all-important conversations off but the consequences can be dire

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Moral dilemmas, decisions and that third ‘D’ in nursing — moral distress — call for courage and resilience. Includes the work of our Cynda Rushton

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“Working in advocacy is a way to deal with burnout,” said Dr. Jessica Beard, a trauma surgeon at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia

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As many as one in four nurses experience PTSD at some point in their careers

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For most of his career, Dr. Stephen Trzeciak was not a big believer in the “touchy-feely” side of medicine. As a specialist in intensive care and chief of medicine at Cooper University Health Care in Camden, N.J., Trzeciak felt most at home in the hard sciences

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Mary Politi writes, “Weeks after my father passed away from cancer in 2010, my newly widowed mother received a bill for US $11,000.”

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Gun violence has become a part of everyday life in America and of the work lives of doctors, nurses and first responders, too

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Even when she was gone, she was present in the patient sitting before me and in the way I was newly able to comfort and reassure her

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