Put Your Own Oxygen Mask On First

D Atkins. Annals of Internal Medicine 2020; https://doi.org/10.7326/M20-6349. Put Your Own Oxygen Mask On First

Important commentary -here’s an excerpt:

My hope that his colleagues would honor his memory by spending time taking care of themselves. “Selflessness has its price. Skip was so ready to give someone the shirt off his back that he may not have realized when he was also cold. I hope each of you—especially those of you who are doctors and nurses and caregivers—will take time to be selfish when you need to be. Make a lunch date with your Skip to complain about your problems. Put your own oxygen mask on first.”

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