Burnout in Healthcare Workers: Prevalence, Impact and Preventative Strategies

Local Reg Anesth. 2020 Oct 28;13:171-183. doi: 10.2147/LRA.S240564. eCollection 2020.


Approximately, one in three physicians is experiencing burnout at any given time. This may not only interfere with own wellbeing but also with the quality of delivered care. This narrative review discusses several aspects of the burnout syndrome: prevalence, symptoms, etiopathogenesis, diagnosis, impact, and strategies on how to deal with the problem.

Keywords: burnout; healthcare worker; impact; prevalence; prevention; symptoms.

Publication types

  • Review