Effects of COVID-19 on doctors burnout

Edyta Medak, Antoni Niedzielski

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12775/JEHS.2021.11.03.010


The impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of doctors who come into contact with suspects or sick people is being studied worldwide. Appropriate questionnaires sent by e-mail to the surveyed groups are used for this. The most common respondents are anaesthesiologists working at the ICU and HED. Women experience stress and anxiety more often than men. Physicians' mental health is affected by their age, workplace and access to personal protective equipment. A review of the literature shows the negative impact of the growing number of SARS-CoV-2 cases on the level of stress, anxiety and satisfaction with the work of doctors.


COVID-19; burnout; doctors; covid; fatigue; stress

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