Psychosocial Work Stressors, Work Fatigue, and Musculoskeletal Issues: Comparability between Emergency and Important Care Nurses in Brunei Public Hospitals.
Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci). 2017 Mar;11(1):13-18
Authors: Abdul Rahman H, Abdul-Mumin Ok, Naing L
PURPOSE: Little proof estimated the publicity of psychosocial work stressors, work-related fatigue, and musculoskeletal issues for nurses working in South-East Asian area, and analysis on this topic is sort of nonexistent in Brunei. The principle intention of our examine was to offer a complete exploration and estimate publicity of the examine variables amongst emergency (ER) and significant care (CC) nurses in Brunei. The examine additionally goals to match whether or not experiences of ER nurses differ from these of CC nurses.
METHODS: This cross-sectional examine was carried out within the ER and CC departments throughout Brunei public hospitals from February to April 2016 through the use of Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire II, Occupational Fatigue Exhaustion Restoration scale, and Cornell Musculoskeletal Discomfort Questionnaire.
RESULTS: In complete, 201 ER and CC nurses (82.zero% response charge) participated within the examine. Quantitative calls for of CC nurses have been considerably greater than ER nurses. Even so, ER nurses have been four.zero occasions extra possible [95% confidence interval (2.21, 7.35)] to expertise threats of violence, and a couple of.eight occasions extra possible [95% confidence interval: (1.50, 5.29)] to expertise persistent fatigue. The outcomes revealed that nurses skilled excessive quantitative calls for, work tempo, stress, and burnout. Excessive prevalence of persistent and chronic fatigue, threats of violence and bullying, and musculoskeletal ache on the neck, shoulder, higher and decrease again, and foot area, was additionally reported.
CONCLUSION: This examine has supplied good estimates for the publicity charge of psychosocial work stressors, work-related fatigue, and musculoskeletal issues amongst nurses in Brunei. It supplied vital preliminary perception for nursing administration and policymakers to make knowledgeable selections on present and future planning to offer nurses with a conducive work setting.
PMID: 28388975 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]