Imagine you are a Haitian pediatrician working in the slum. And imagine that you are responsible for examining 10 patients per hour (or one patient every six minutes) all day long. And also imagine that these patients range in age from one-hour-old to five-years-old. And imagine that during the course of your day—every day—you examined babies and children with meningitis, pneumonia, malnutrition, severe anemia, sepsis, osteomyelitis, scabies, and impetigo, and that you had no functional hospital to triage the sickest. Would you be “burned out?”

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