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Burnout in emergency department healthcare professionals is associated with coping style: a cross-sectional survey
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    Encouraging task-orientated coping mechanisms

    Dear Editor,

    This article by Howlett et al. makes for interesting reading as a junior doctor at the start of Emergency Medicine training.

    This study suggests that in order for trainees (and Consultants) to maintain successful, long, enjoyable and fruitful careers, and avoid 'burnout', we should develop 'task-orientated coping' mechanisms. Currently one may argue that this is encouraged via personal ref...

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