Burnout worse among females, says senior doctor
The study's author Dr Gharpure said, "Some of my colleagues used to work for 34 hours at a stretch. It is not surprising that we hear instances of doctors snapping at patients because they are stretched."

The new study showed that burnout was worse among female and senior doctors. "A study of French intensivists reported a higher level of burnout among females as compared to their male counterparts. We found this among local female doctors as well," said Dr Modi, adding this could be because of "higher expectations" from them at both home and work....

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