Undergoing a medical procedure can be stressful and, for some people, terrifying.
Employee burnout -- the grinding, continuous stress, cynicism and exhaustion that one might experience in their job -- is not limited to any one industry. However, when medical professionals in Indiana and nationwide experience burnout at work, it affects more than just them and their employer. It can also affect the safety of patients in their care.
What happens during a hospital stay cannot only have impacts on a person’s physical health, it can also have implications related to mental health. Take, for instance, the mental health concerns that arise in connection to care at intensive care units. ICU patients can face risks of delirium, a state of confusion.