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Table 6 Participants’ suggestions for reducing occupational burnout

From: Prevalence and associated factors for burnout among attending general surgeons: a national cross-sectional survey

Suggestions n (%)
Development of a fair salary policy 518 (84.2)
Prevention of violence against health care workers 480 (78.0)
Reforms for reducing medical malpractice lawsuits 463 (75.2)
Improvement of working conditions 395 (64.2)
Reduction of patient burden/volume 386 (62.7)
Provision of a sufficient number of medical staff 351 (57.3)
Prevention of workplace bullying (mobbing) 319 (51.8)
Regulation of working hours (regular working hours) 290 (47.1)
Communication skills training for health care workers 188 (30.5)
Regular psychiatric support for health care workers 124 (20.1)