Table 4 Strategies for managing stress on the job

Percentage of physicians who use these strategies frequently, occasionally, and infrequently.

I strongly value my relationships with my patients85.810.04.2
I participate in continuing medical education80.016.73.3
I review my workload and scheduling57.533.39.2
I discuss issues and problems with my staff57.533.39.2
I use other nonphysician health professionals regularly in my practice57.526.715.8
I am consistent in setting limits to my practice41.747.510.8
I approach difficult tasks as opportunities to learn and develop my skills39.231.729.1