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Suicide rates soar among female providers

Suicide rates soar among female providers

 “The rate of suicide among women employed in any health profession was higher than for women in other occupations; the difference was statistically significant for women employed as nurses or medical practitioners.” ...

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Newbie doctors “allowed” to work 28-hours straight

Newbie doctors “allowed” to work 28-hours straight

The current 16-hour cap occasionally prevents doctors from seeing a surgery through from beginning to end, which may disrupt patient care continuity, and undermine medical team unity. These – proponents of the 28-hour shift argue – would be ameliorated by the...

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