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    • Courage and Compassion: Virtues in Caring for So-Called "Difficult" Patients. 

      Hawking, M; Curlin, Farr A; Yoon, JD (AMA J Ethics, 2017-04-01)
      What, if anything, can medical ethics offer to assist in the care of the "difficult" patient? We begin with a discussion of virtue theory and its application to medical ethics. We conceptualize the "difficult" patient as ...
    • Physician Burnout and the Calling to Care for the Dying. 

      Yoon, JD; Hunt, NB; Ravella, KC; Jun, CS; Curlin, Farr A (Am J Hosp Palliat Care, 2016-01-01)
      BACKGROUND: Physician burnout raises concerns over what sustains physicians' career motivations. We assess whether physicians in end-of-life specialties had higher rates of burnout and/or calling to care for the dying. We ...
    • Physician Satisfaction in Treating Medically Unexplained Symptoms. 

      Brauer, SG; Yoon, JD; Curlin, Farr A (South Med J, 2017-05)
      OBJECTIVES: To determine whether treating conditions having medically unexplained symptoms is associated with lower physician satisfaction and higher ascribed patient responsibility, and to determine whether higher ascribed ...
    • Quality of Life and Recommendations for Further Care. 

      Putman, MS; Tak, HJ; Curlin, Farr A; Yoon, JD (Crit Care Med, 2016-11)
      OBJECTIVES: Physician recommendations for further medical treatment or palliative treatment only at the end of life may influence patient decisions. Little is known about the patient characteristics that affect physician-assessed ...