Hope Modified the Association between Distress and Incidence of Self-Perceived Medical Errors among Practicing Physicians: Prospective Cohort Study

@inproceedings{Hayashino2012HopeMT,
  title={Hope Modified the Association between Distress and Incidence of Self-Perceived Medical Errors among Practicing Physicians: Prospective Cohort Study},
  author={Yasuaki Hayashino and Makiko Utsugi-Ozaki and Mitchell D. Feldman and Shunichi Fukuhara},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
The presence of hope has been found to influence an individual's ability to cope with stressful situations. The objective of this study is to evaluate the relationship between medical errors, hope and burnout among practicing physicians using validated metrics. Prospective cohort study was conducted among hospital based physicians practicing in Japan (N = 836). Measures included the validated Burnout Scale, self-assessment of medical errors and Herth Hope Index (HHI). The main outcome measure… CONTINUE READING
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