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Paediatr Child Health. 2019 Aug;24(5):301-302. doi: 10.1093/pch/pxy187. Epub 2019 Jan 5.

What goes around….

Author information

1
Department of Pediatrics, Université Laval, Faculté de Médecine, Québec, Quebec.
2
Centre Mère-Enfant Soleil du CHU de Québec, Division of Pediatric Critical Care, Québec, Quebec.

Abstract

Health care workers often talk about 'karma' regarding how busy a clinical service will be when a certain physician is on service. While often lighthearted, this construction of karma might have some undesirable implications by shifting our focus from our patients to ourselves.

KEYWORDS:

Critical care medicine; Ethics; Wellness

PMID:
31379429
PMCID:
PMC6657007
[Available on 2020-08-01]
DOI:
10.1093/pch/pxy187

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