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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Impact of Burnout: Clinicians Speak Out

Deborah Brauser
Medscape
Originally posted February 10, 2015

Professional burnout has serious negative consequences not only for affected clinicians but potentially for patient care and outcomes as well, new research suggests.

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In addition, those who reported higher levels of depersonalization were significantly more likely to report that burnout affected their interaction with patients.

Interestingly, emotionally exhausted clinicians were significantly less likely to report an impact on patient outcomes.

The entire article is here.