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ICU Management

Impact of Stress and Shortages on Critical Care Physicians

2021 06 Apr

As hospitals continue to struggle with accelerating rates of coronavirus infections, hospitalisations, and deaths, the impact of the pandemic and the experiences of critical care physicians caring for the sickest COVID-19 patients should be examined. This is especially important because infection rates are increasing, and there are concerns about the... Read more

Executive Health Management

Locum tenens: what is patient mortality rate?

2017 12 Dec

"Locum tenens" physicians are those hired by hospitals to temporarily take the place of regular doctors who, for one reason or another, are unable to perform their duties. However, due to current physician staffing shortages and shifting employment patterns, demand for temporary or substitute docs has increased. But do these temps provide the same... Read more