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Physician grief remains a prevalent yet largely unacknowledged problem in the medical profession. Several techniques can be employed to improve coping in physicians that deal frequently with patients approaching the end of life that can be integrated into medical training programs and physician practices. The author recounts his own experience of physician grief having cared for a patient on his dying journey and using it as an opportunity for personal growth.
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Name: Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
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The physician's inability to practice medicine with reasonable skill and safety to the patient due to the physician's disability. Common causes include alcohol and drug abuse, mental illness, physical disability, and senility.
Normal, appropriate sorrowful response to an immediate cause. It is self-limiting and gradually subsides within a reasonable time.
An irrational reaction compounded of grief, loss of self-esteem, enmity against the rival and self criticism.
The self administration of medication not prescribed by a physician or in a manner not directed by a physician.
Compensatory plans designed to motivate physicians in relation to patient referral, physician recruitment, and efficient use of the health facility.