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Learning to Accept Uncertainty in Medicine

(from the Sept 2021 ACP Hospitalist)

By Mollie Frost

Physicians with low tolerance of uncertainty were more likely to burn out, a study found.

Hospitalists often have to make decisions in the face of clinical uncertainty, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. But their tolerance of uncertainty varies and may influence their well-being, a study found.

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