The Burnout on Nurses in ICU, Emergency and Surgery at Teaching Hospital Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences and Relationship with Perceived Stress

Fakhri, M. K.; Aslipoor, A.
May 2015
Toloo-e-behdasht;2015, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p138
Academic Journal
Introduction: Nursing Profession is stressful and the stress of the job, it will eventually cause burnout but people's different perception of stressful event can adjust this relation. The purpose of study is to assessment burnout on nurses in ICU, emergency and surgical and relationship with perceived stress. Methods: This is a descriptive analytically cross-sectional study. The population of study were all male and female nurses who are working in 4 teaching hospitals which were located in Sari (N=180). The sample of study based on Krejcie & Morgan tables included 120 nurses whom selected Stratified random from all the nurses working in ICU, emergency and surgical wards. The research instrument was Cohen's Perceived Stress Scale and Tedym burnout. For analyzing the data ANOVA, Pearson's correlation coefficient and enter regression analysis were used. Results: Results showed that there is no significant difference in burnout between the nurses in Emergency,ICU and surgery(F=1/683and P=0/191).There was a negative significant relationship between Positive perception of stress and burnout(R = -0/307, P =0/001)and also positive significant correlation between negative perception of stress and burnout (R =0/404, P =0/000).The regression analysis showed that negative perception of stress has the highest proportion in explaining of burnout(β= 0/333). Conclusion: assessment practices a key role in moderating the effects of stress in the workplace has been the experience, Therefore, identifying individuals who are perceived negative job stress In order to change their negative assessment of the situation causing stress in the workplace can reduce burnout and improve the quality of nursing care.


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