Identifying Toxic Leadership in EMS Organizations

This study also highlighted the lasting effects of a decline in health while reporting to a toxic leader.12 Providers in stressful environments tend to seek out coping mechanisms. Some of the physical and psychological problems experienced included mental stress, hypertension, personal medical complications, weight gain, and excessive drinking and smoking.16 These coping mechanisms lead to increased time off, decreased productivity, staffing difficulties and high costs of providing medical benefits. More from the Author Treating Injured Police OfficersTrauma Caused by Law Enforcement Use of ForceDevelopment and Revision of Company Policies Leadership in 2021 Leadership is a funny word. It is one of the few words in the English language that can have different meanings depending on whom you are speaking. Those definitions may vary wildly depending on the generation and culture of the person you are speaking with. Leadership is a living, breathing thing and has countless different philosophies. There is no textbook to tell you what to do in a given situation. It is contextual and should vary from situation to situation to address the problem at hand. Leadership is not telling people what to do. Leadership is not a title; it is an action. Leadership is not a noun; it is a verb. When you have the opportunity to lead a team, the term “leader” is not given. It is earned. It is the way you treat and interact with those around you. It is a combination of...
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CONCLUSIONS: Gaps in memory and various memory types were common after ICU admission, whose prevalence waned over time. Compared with nightmares and fearful memories, gaps in memories were most strongly associated with poor mental health and quality of life. Identifying patients with gaps in memories might be an objective way of planning interventions to improve their long-term outcomes.
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We examined the incidence and impact of early multiple organ dysfunction syndrome on clinical, functional, and disability outcomes over the year following traumatic brain injury. DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study. SETTING: Patients enrolled in the Transforming Clinical Research and Knowledge in Traumatic Brain Injury study, an 18-center prospective cohort study of traumatic brain injury patients evaluated in participating level 1 trauma centers. SUBJECTS: Adult (age> 17 yr) patients with moderate-severe traumatic brain injury (Glasgow Coma Scale
Source: Critical Care Medicine - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurologic Critical Care Source Type: research
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HYPERTENSION more commonly known as high blood pressure affects millions of Britons. Your diet can have a huge impact on your blood pressure reading, but could just one teaspoon slash your risk?
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Police in Norway reported disturbances and violent clashes including mass brawls
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This study also highlighted the lasting effects of a decline in health while reporting to a toxic leader.12 Providers in stressful environments tend to seek out coping mechanisms. Some of the physical and psychological problems experienced included mental stress, hypertension, personal medical complications, weight gain, and excessive drinking and smoking.16 These coping mechanisms lead to increased time off, decreased productivity, staffing difficulties and high costs of providing medical benefits. More from the Author Treating Injured Police OfficersTrauma Caused by Law Enforcement Use of ForceDevelopment and Re...
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Authors: Brogan K, Jarvi A, Klopf H, Turner T Abstract Background: This case report illustrates that the use of a series of lifestyle interventions delivered via the "Vital Mind Reset" online program led to the resolution of disabling psychiatric symptoms. Summary: A 40-year-old, married, Caucasian female, with onset of suicidal ideation as a teenager, was treated with antidepressants and was later formally diagnosed with dissociative identity disorder (DID), borderline personality traits, and bipolar disorder (BD). In the ensuing years, the patient was treated with 35 psychiatric medications. Additio...
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