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Sabbaticals for doctors: Should physicians take time off of work?
 

Sabbaticals for doctors: Should physicians take time off of work?

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Doctors are frequently overworked and rarely have the time to take care of themselves, but with increasing work demands stretching all healthcare providers to the limit, is it reasonable for doctors to take sabbaticals?
 
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27 Feb 2017 - General
 
Mark Edmon Tan
Taking a rest or time off of work in my opinion is necessary from time to time, it is important to give your body the needed care and to regenerate your mind.
It is not just about you, your family need to engage with you more, and rebuild many good times that were wasted due to stressful work.
Long working hours and stressful work not just harm your body but could lead to medical mista...
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Everyone needs a break from their daily routine in order to maintain their sanity, including doctors and other health care workers. The question is, how much time off from work should be given for us to be able to get enough rest. In my opinion, it differs from one individual to another. Some people cannot stand being away from their busy lives. They are very much used to being on-the-go that taking vacations somehow leaves them off-balance so they opt to take short breaks at a time. On the othe...
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