Journal Article
Commentary

How to prevent burnout (maybe).

Dissanaike S. American journal of surgery. 2016;212:1251-1255.

Burnout can affect the ability of individuals and teams to act safely. Originally delivered as a speech at the Southwestern Surgical Congress, this commentary discusses burnout among surgeons, how to recognize it, and strategies to manage the problem such as establishing effective sleep behaviors and work-life integration. A PSNet Annual Perspective discussed burnout among health professionals and its effect on patient safety.