"Physician Impairment" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The physician's inability to practice medicine with reasonable skill and safety to the patient due to the physician's disability. Common causes include alcohol and drug abuse, mental illness, physical disability, and senility.
- Physician Impairment
- Impairment, Physician
- Impairments, Physician
- Physician Impairments
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Physician Impairment".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Physician Impairment".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Physician Impairment" by people in this website by year, and whether "Physician Impairment" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.
|Year||Major Topic||Minor Topic||Total|
To return to the timeline, click here.
Below are the most recent publications written about "Physician Impairment" by people in Profiles.
DesRoches CM, Rao SR, Fromson JA, Birnbaum RJ, Iezzoni L, Vogeli C, Campbell EG. Physicians' perceptions, preparedness for reporting, and experiences related to impaired and incompetent colleagues. JAMA. 2010 Jul 14; 304(2):187-93.
Schroeder R, Brazeau CM, Zackin F, Rovi S, Dickey J, Johnson MS, Keller SE. Do state medical board applications violate the americans with disabilities act? Acad Med. 2009 Jun; 84(6):776-81.
Anfang SA, Wall BW. Psychiatric fitness-for-duty evaluations. Psychiatr Clin North Am. 2006 Sep; 29(3):675-93.
McMillen MA. The practice of critical care surgery while on long-term hemodialysis. Arch Surg. 2004 Sep; 139(9):1019-21.