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Emergency physicians: “burned out” or “fired up”?

  • Constance LeBlanc (a1) and John Heyworth (a2)
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Department of Emergency Medicine, QE II Health Sciences Centre, Room 354 Bethune, 1278 Tower Road, Halifax NS B3H 2Y9; constance.leblanc@dal.ca

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Emergency physicians: “burned out” or “fired up”?

  • Constance LeBlanc (a1) and John Heyworth (a2)

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