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Response and Suggestions for: Factors Associated with Burnout Among Physicians: an Evaluation During a Period of COVID-19 Pandemic [Letter]

Authors Almohtadi A, Seyedzenouzi G

Received 1 October 2020

Accepted for publication 3 November 2020

Published 11 November 2020 Volume 2020:12 Pages 133—134

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/JHL.S284907

Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Professor Russell Taichman


Ahmad Almohtadi, Golnoush Seyedzenouzi

St George’s University of London, Tooting, London SW17 0RE, UK

Correspondence: Golnoush Seyedzenouzi Email m1501591@sgul.ac.uk


We read with great interest the article by Dinibutun SR1 evaluating the prevalence and extent of burnout among physicians, factors affecting burnout and the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on burnout syndrome. Healthcare systems are increasingly becoming stretched for staff and resources, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, adding to the existing pressure on healthcare workers.2 Therefore, this article comes at a critical time to allow for a better understanding of the factors leading to burnout, allowing for mitigation to improve patient outcomes, work flow and productivity.
 
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