Abstract: The aim and objective of the review to identify the relationship between the prevalence of burnout among Indian nurses and their social environment, especially in emergency medicine department. Clinical burnout is an extremely debilitating disorder and has been associated with multiple adverse effects. Burnout is an occupational health issue of a psychosocial nature and is one of the most important work-related problems in today’s society. The study helped to identify the burnout, according to research from the past 5 years, 45.02 % and 65.98 % of the healthcare workers felt emotional exhaustion and depersonalization respectively. The prevalence of burnout in Indian medical practitioners is rather high and similar to prevalence rates of burnout among the healthcare workers in other countries; also this study shows a high prevalence of burnout among females as compared to the males. Nurses become emotionally exhausted when there is ongoing stress due to excessive demands at work with inadequate support, insufficient resources, and inability to control either the pace or the volume of work.
Keywords: Burnout, syndrome, emergency, psycho social, environment, nursing staff,