The mental health challenges of being an ER doctor

The mental health challenges of being an ER doctor

0 0 5 months ago
Dr. Larry Burchett / ER Doctor www.DoctorLarry.com

"I could never be a doctor, I can't stand the sight of blood."  Yes you can.  Almost everyone can tolerate visual images of trauma through repetition.  This is called desensitization.  In med school, we had 2 people pass out on the first day of gross anatomy (with cadaver or dead bodies).  Then they got over it.  But there is one of the 5 senses that never desensitizes, and there is a anatomic reason for this...So in the ER with ... See More

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