Can J Anesth/J Can Anesth (2017) 64:158–168 DOI 10.1007/s12630-016-0781-0 REVI EW ART ICLE/BRIEF RE VIEW Self-care as a professional imperative: physician burnout, depression, and suicide ´ ´ Prendre soin de soi, un imperatif professionnel: l’epuisement ´ ´ professionnel, la depression et le suicide chez les medecins Catherine M. Kuhn, MD Ellen M. Flanagan, MD Received: 2 November 2016 / Revised: 8 November 2016 / Accepted: 17 November 2016 / Published online: 1 December 2016 Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society 2016 Abstract environment. Anesthesiologists must actively engage in Purpose Burnout has been identiﬁed in approximately half self-care. Anesthesiology practices and healthcare of all practicing physicians, including anesthesiologists. In organizations should evaluate the balance between this narrative review, the relationship between burnout, demands they place on physicians and the resources depression, and suicide is explored, with particular provided to sustain an engaged, productive, and satisﬁed attention to the anesthesiologist. Throughout this review, physician workforce. National efforts must be rallied to we highlight our professional imperative regarding this support physicians seeking help for physical and epidemic. psychological health problems. Source The authors searched the existing English language literature via PubMed from 1986 until present Re ´sume ´ using the search terms physician burnout, depression,
Canadian Journal of Anesthesia/Journal canadien d'anesthésie – Springer Journals
Published: Dec 1, 2016
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