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Multidimensional Factors Shaped Physician Stress During Pandemic

Physicians' perceptions of occupational stress at individual level were shaped by stressors within and across four levels

ASA: Preoperative Cannabis Use Tied to Higher Pain After Surgery

However, no significant differences seen in opioid use postoperatively between cannabis users and nonusers

ASA: Green Light Therapy for Pain-Related Anxiety Studied in Fibromyalgia

Small study suggests green light therapy might reduce anxiety in patients with fibromyalgia who are taking opioids for chronic pain

ASA: Same-Day Hip, Knee Replacement Feasible for Selected Patients

Modifications to the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery pathway due to the pandemic will become permanent, authors say

ASA: Less Noise May Aid Children’s Behavior Following General Anesthesia

Postoperative benefits seen for mood, eating, and engagement

Higher Work Hours Linked to Depressive Symptoms for Interns

Estimated change from baseline in the PHQ-9 score increased with increasing work hours

Female Med Students Publish Less, Despite Higher Number of Research Experiences

Black, Hispanic students also have lower publication rates, particularly at non-top 40 schools

Flu, COVID-19 Vaccination Cover High Among Health Care Personnel

HCP who reported employer vaccination requirements had higher vaccination coverage for flu, COVID-19 primary series, COVID-19 booster

Physicians With Disabilities Experience More Mistreatment

Physicians with disabilities reported physical and sexual mistreatment from both coworkers and patients