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Table 3 Summary of the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on residency training

From: What is the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on residency training: a systematic review and analysis

Theme Number of included original articles mentioned (N)
Decreased clinical experience and reduced case volume 51 (96.23%)
Working hours and burnout: may increase or decrease 33 (62.26%)
Educational activity: may increase or decrease (lectures and case discussions) 28 (52.83%)
COVID-19-related problems: inadequate personal protective equipment, quarantine policies 18 (33.96%)
Redeployment to manage the COVID-19 pandemic 14 (26.41%)
Failure to meet training requirements 12 (22.64%)
Anxiety regarding board exams and career 7 (13.21%)
Decreased quality of life and worse mental health 6 (11.32%)