Psychosocial Work Stressors, Work Fatigue, and Musculoskeletal Problems: Comparability between Emergency and Essential 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 problems for nurses working in South-East Asian area, and analysis on this topic is sort of nonexistent in Brunei. The principle purpose of our research was to supply a complete exploration and estimate publicity of the research variables amongst emergency (ER) and demanding care (CC) nurses in Brunei. The research additionally goals to match whether or not experiences of ER nurses differ from these of CC nurses.
METHODS: This cross-sectional research was applied 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 fee) participated within the research. Quantitative calls for of CC nurses had been considerably increased than ER nurses. Even so, ER nurses had been four.zero instances extra probably [95% confidence interval (2.21, 7.35)] to expertise threats of violence, and a pair of.eight instances extra probably [95% confidence interval: (1.50, 5.29)] to expertise power fatigue. The outcomes revealed that nurses skilled excessive quantitative calls for, work tempo, stress, and burnout. Excessive prevalence of power and protracted 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 research has offered good estimates for the publicity fee of psychosocial work stressors, work-related fatigue, and musculoskeletal problems amongst nurses in Brunei. It offered essential preliminary perception for nursing administration and policymakers to make knowledgeable selections on present and future planning to supply nurses with a conducive work surroundings.
PMID: 28388975 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]