Most patients are well-meaning and generally nice. But every now and then, you will get one who is a total pain to deal with. Maybe your patient lies to you, gets sarcastic, asks for special “favors,” or generally just pushes your buttons. We’ve all been there.
It is frustrating, to say the least, when your patients take their frustrations out on you. And, as if having to deal with an angry patient isn’t bad enough, providers now have to worry about the threat of legal action more than ever before.
The Remicade biosimilar inflectra (infliximab) appeared safe and effective for the treatment of Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) across 38 weeks, according to a presentation at Digestive Disease Week 2016.
The hallmarks of professional job-related burnout (JRB) are emotional exhaustion, depersonalization (cynicism), and a lack of a sense of personal accomplishment (inefficacy). The development of these feelings is the end of a process, and over time can break down the sturdiest among us.