Assessment of the Burnout Level in Health Care Worker During COVD 19

Authors

  • Mustafa Kareem Jawad1
  • Dhiaa Abd Al-Rasoul Abd Al-Reda
  • Waleed Ali Armeah
  • Asmaa Jabbar Abdulhussein

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15639

Keywords:

burn out, COVID 19 .

Abstract

Background: Health care workers are considered the first and real resisting line in the face of the COVID19
pandemic, and therefore they have an greater workload, tension and the stress. Understanding the risks
of burnout is very important to support healthcare workers and also to maintain high-quality health care
through an epidemic. Methods: A cross-sectional study design could be used to assessment the level of
burnout during COVID 19. Included 1000 samples as a healthcare worker involved in the study by used of
convenience sampling technic , The study has been carried out in Iraqi, conducted throughout the period of
April 15th, to July 19th, 2020. A self-questionnaire and Maslach Burnout Inventory Human Service Survey
were used to data collect.
Results: Overall, burnout were high level among 59.9 % of participation in the study. Workload high
and intention to leave were related with burnout at statistically significant (P<0.05), and high significant
relationship between demographic characteristics (age, gender, level of education, job title, work place ) and
level of burnout (P<0.05).
Conclusions: The study found that the increase in the level of fatigue that was identified among health
workers was associated with high workload and psychological stress fronting them during COVID 19, as
well as the lack of personal equipment necessary to protect themselves from this epidemic.

Author Biographies

Mustafa Kareem Jawad1

M.Sc., Iraqi Ministry of Health- AL-Dewaniya Health Office

Dhiaa Abd Al-Rasoul Abd Al-Reda

M.Sc., Iraqi Ministry of Health- AL-Dewaniya Health Office

Waleed Ali Armeah

M.Sc., Iraqi Ministry of Health- AL-Dewaniya Health Office

Asmaa Jabbar Abdulhussein

M.Sc., Iraqi Ministry of Health- AL-Dewaniya Health Office

Published

2021-05-17

How to Cite

Mustafa Kareem Jawad1, Dhiaa Abd Al-Rasoul Abd Al-Reda, Waleed Ali Armeah, & Asmaa Jabbar Abdulhussein. (2021). Assessment of the Burnout Level in Health Care Worker During COVD 19. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(3), 2188-2195. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15639