JUDITH ANNE CULPEPPER, M.D.
I cringe at the sight of your blood
Because it is the color of my own.
We are like strings tuned to the same note,
So that I resonate to your cry of pain.
Stop hurting me with your hurt, I implore you.
I'm fragile like a delicate crystal glass:
If you scream I may shatter.
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CULPEPPER JA. ICU Burnout. Ann Intern Med. 1988;108:161. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-108-1-161_5
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1988;108(1):161.
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