Just as it is an acceptable and reasonable practice to screen incoming patients, it is acceptable and reasonable to know when to end relationships.
Termination criteria are numerous and varied. Although not exhaustive, the following are situations in which termination is appropriate and acceptable:
Whether experiencing emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, or a low sense of personal achievement, 4 in 10 surgeons exhibit signs and symptoms of burnout. Among neurosurgeons that number jumps to nearly 60 percent. Burnt out surgeons are more likely to report substance abuse, clinical depression, and suicidal ideation. They are more prone to medical errors.
Interestingly, academic practice,...