Managing stress in the orthopaedic family: avoiding burnout, achieving resilience.

  title={Managing stress in the orthopaedic family: avoiding burnout, achieving resilience.},
  author={M. Catherine Sargent and Wayne M. Sotile and Mary O. Sotile and Harry E. Rubash and Peter S. Vezeridis and Larry Harmon and Robert L Barrack},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  volume={93 8},
Stress is a double-edged sword. When managed appropriately, it can lead to peak performance in high-pressure professions, while the potential negative effects of stress are well documented, being directly related to seven of the ten leading causes of death in industrialized nations1,2. A major psychological manifestation of stress is burnout. Validated assessment tools, such as the Maslach Burnout Inventory, can be utilized to quantify the three components of burnout: emotional exhaustion… 

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