Interventions to prevent and reduce physician burnout: a systematic review and meta-analysis

West CP, Dyrbye LN, Erwin PJ, Shanafelt TD
Submitted: November, 2016

Reviewed 2617 articles, of which 15 randomized trials including 716 physicians and 37 cohort studies including 2914 physicians met inclusion criteria. Overall burnout decreased from 54% to 44% (difference 10% [95% CI 5-14]; p<0·0001; I2=15%; 14 studies), emotional exhaustion score decreased from 23·82 points to 21·17 points (2·65 points [1·67-3·64];