Evangeline Brooks

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This correlational study provides information for creating a nursing work environment that supports coping with stress. Questionnaire-generated data were collected from registered staff nurses (N = 538) in two urban, acute care hospitals. Results of multiple regression analysis indicated that situational support variables (autonomy, control over practice,(More)
This study investigated the effects of rules and instructions, consultant feedback, and self-monitoring on teacher approval, disapproval, and student on-task behavior. Data was collected during a consulting period, measuring changes when the consultant was present, and during a non-consulting period, assessing whether similar changes occurred with the(More)
Situational support entails promoting autonomy, control over practice, group cohesion, manager consideration, and substantive exchange. Support can reinforce nurses' coping mechanisms, preserve their integrity, and thereby promote quality patient care. Using concept clarification and case examples the authors identify support mechanisms and coping styles(More)
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