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2022 Oct 25

Minerva Anestesiol

Burnout in Italian anesthesiologists and intensivists during the COVID-19 pandemic: a national survey.


Frigo MG, Petrini F, Tritapepe L, Rossi M, DE Berardinis D, Renzi A, Mariani R, DI Trani M
Minerva Anestesiol. 2022 Oct 25.
PMID: 36282228.


COVID-19 pandemic added additional burden upon healthcare systems and Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care physicians (AI) possessed crucial expertise for dealing with the pandemic. Aim of the study is to uncover specific burnout patterns among Italian AI exploring the hypothesis that burnout has a multi-cluster structure. Differences in social and professional characteristics between burnout patterns were explored.