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Published: 16 September 2013

396 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780195383263

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First Do No Self Harm

Understanding and Promoting Physician Stress Resilience

Charles Figley, Peter Huggard, and Charlotte Rees

  • Contains essays by physicians from a wide variety of specialties who discuss their personal struggles and triumphs associated with patient care
  • Focuses on best practices for physician education to improve their resilience to work-related stressors by expanding their repertoire of coping
  • Features a new, comprehensive model for understanding and guiding help for those affected by compassion fatigue
  • Offers a discussion of the ethical requirements of self-care among physicians starting in medical school

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