May 01, 2022

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9 Surgeons Share How They Decompress After an Intense Surgery

It can happen at any time: A seemingly straightforward operation takes a turn that raises the stakes as well as your adrenaline.

The stress gives you laser-like focus, but it also leaves you feeling tapped out. Perhaps this is only your first patient of the day or maybe you’re due at your daughter’s birthday dinner in 30 minutes.

How do you re-center yourself?

In this special report, we share how nine general, plastic, and trauma surgeons decompress after particularly intense surgeries.