Burnout in the neonatal intensive care unit and its relation to healthcare-associated infections.
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Burnout has been linked to work dissatisfaction and increased rates of adverse events. This retrospective study found that burnout was prevalent among health care workers in the neonatal intensive care unit setting. In high-volume centers, burnout was correlated with higher rates of health care–associated infections. These results demonstrate the association between burnout and care quality.