Depression in residents poses patient safety risk
MedPage Today, February 14, 2008
A study by Boston researchers has found that doctors dealing with depression often put patients at risk. Depressed physicians were more likely to report poor health, be working in an impaired condition, and have difficulty concentrating at work, the study says, making it more likely for them to incorrectly order prescription drugs.
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