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India’s critical care doctors are highly stressed, survey finds

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h2990 (Published 01 June 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2990
  1. Cheryl Travasso
  1. 1Mumbai

Between two fifths and three fifths of doctors who work in critical care units in India are moderately to severely stressed, show the results of a cross sectional survey published in the Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine.1 The 242 respondents, all of whom were critical care doctors (85% male), were either full time intensivists or other specialists who spent at least half their day in critical care units.

High levels of stress were seen among …

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