• Commentary
  • Published October 2016

How to prevent burnout (maybe).

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.

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