Assessing Emotional Exhaustion Among Health Care Workers During Pandemic

JAMA Network Open

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About The Study: This survey study of health care workers spanning three years offers evidence that emotional exhaustion trajectories varied by role but have increased overall and among most health care worker roles since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Authors: J. Bryan Sexton, Ph.D., of the Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.32748)

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