Emergency physicians are continuously under stress because of overcrowded departments, severity of cases, and their work schedules. In addition to this work stress, unregular social and family life are the main components of ongoing burn out process in these professionals. Burn out is the end point of the process which is complicated by the loss of professional enthusiasm and satisfaction, and negative behavioral approach to the patients. This review includes detailed statements on specific headlines, such as residency period, shift system, sleep management, risk of physical and psychological diseases, and stress management for emergency physicians.
|Translated title of the contribution||Emergency physicians and "burn out" syndrome|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Ulusal Travma ve Acil Cerrahi Dergisi|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 2003|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Emergency Medicine
- Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine