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Introduction: Burnout among healthcare professionals is a growing concern worldwide, affecting both their well-being and the quality of patient care.
Objective: This study aims to assess the occurrence and influence of burnout among surgery, orthopedics and medicine residents at a public sector hospital in Punjab, Pakistan, over a 6-month period.
Methods: In this observational cross sectional study the levels of burnout were assessed using the American Public Welfare Association (APWA) inventory to measure the levels of burnout among the study participants. This study was conducted over the period of 3 months (Sept - Oct 2022) and data was collected from the residents of surgery and medicine department.
Results: This study provides important insights into the well-being of surgery, orthopedics and medicine residents in a tertiary care hospital setting and highlights the need for effective burnout prevention and intervention programs. The findings of this study inform the development of strategies to support the well-being of healthcare professionals and to improve the quality of patient care.
Conclusion: It underscores the need for proactive measures to support the well-being of healthcare professionals and improve the overall quality of patient care in public sector hospitals.