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Do Neurosurgery Residents Have More Burnout During Training?

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Background: The prevalence of U.S. physicians' burnout may exceed 50%. Burnout leads to adverse physical and mental health issues, which can include alcohol and substance abuse, obviously affecting physicians personally and professionally. Within the surgical subspecialties, the prevalence of burnout has reported as 40%. Objective: To determine the prevalence of neurosurgery resident physicians' burnout and its relationship to resident demographics. Design/Methods: An anonymous sur more...
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