Nicholas Ng Fat Hing, Ashley Jackson
1. In this systematic review, results demonstrated that moral injury was associated with professional and personal wellbeing and mental health outcomes, such as depression and anxiety.
2. Moral injury was also associated with burnout, compassion fatigue, and stress in healthcare workers.
Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)
Achieving a work-life balance may be difficult for healthcare workers due to significant work stressors. Moral injury — the experience of a moral transgression, either by yourself or those around you, and the resulting consequences — is a topic that is becoming more relevant in healthcare following the fast-paced and highly intense environment of the COVID-19 pandemic...
August 14, 2023: 2 Minute Medicine