Physician burnout syndrome
Background: The medical profession is the second largest official profession in Sudan. The fast spread of information technology in the eve of the second millennium has created an atmosphere of great expectations, that medical doctors should be updated, skillful, enthusiastic, kind, treat patients, train registrars teach medical students and develop high moral and ethical attitudes. Objectives: The purpose of this paper is to high light the Physician Burnout Syndrome and its relation to unintentional medical errors and society lack of satisfaction. Methods: Brief literature review and observations from the current atmosphere of medical practice in Sudan. Conclusion: Early detection is the responsibility of the administration and medical colleagues to save victims of the Physician Burnout Syndrome and prevent medical errors, unintentional laxity, disregard and/or malpractice.
Key words: Physician burnout.
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