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    Does " stopped participating in hospital care" mean "stopped my doctor career"?

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    To administer medical care that makes people suffer is anguishing. Physicians are trained to gather information without revealing any of their own feelings, but in private, among fellow doctors, they'll vent. "How can anyone do that to their family members?" they'll ask. I suspect it's one reason physicians have higher rates of alcohol abuse and depression than professionals in most other fields. I know it's one reason I stopped participating in hospital care for the last 10 years of my practice.

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    Re: Does " stopped participating in hospital care" mean "stopped my doctor career"?

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHopeR View Post
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    To administer medical care that makes people suffer is anguishing. Physicians are trained to gather information without revealing any of their own feelings, but in private, among fellow doctors, they'll vent. "How can anyone do that to their family members?" they'll ask. I suspect it's one reason physicians have higher rates of alcohol abuse and depression than professionals in most other fields. I know it's one reason I stopped participating in hospital care for the last 10 years of my practice.

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    I would think that he has been in private practice for the last ten years as opposed to practicing at/in a hospital..


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    Re: Does " stopped participating in hospital care" mean "stopped my doctor career"?

    I agree. I think for the last ten years of his medical career he continued to practise as a doctor but not in a hospital situation.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 04-Jul-2012 at 22:55. Reason: Practice changed to practise
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    Re: Does " stopped participating in hospital care" mean "stopped my doctor career"?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I think for the last ten years of his medical career he continued to practice as a doctor but not in a hospital situation.
    What did you say your native language was?

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    Re: Does " stopped participating in hospital care" mean "stopped my doctor career"?

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    What did you say your native language was?
    Sadly, my native language is not the same as my auto-correct setting's native language! Thank you.
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