Utility of a brief screening tool to identify physicians in distress

Dyrbye, L.N., Satele, D., Sloan, J., Shanafelt, T.D.
Submitted: March, 2013

National sample 6,994 US physicians test 7-item physician well-being index identify physicians with distress in a variety of dimensions (low mental QOL, high fatigue, recent suicidal ideation, career satisfaction, reported intent to leave current practice and self-reported medical errors) and whose degree of distress may negatively impact their practice.

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