Marilyn Howlett

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The authors describe a study that was designed to explore the current role of family practice/primary health care (FP/PHC) nurses in Nova Scotia. A survey was created and mailed to FP/PHC nurses. Forty-one returned surveys met the criteria of the study. Twenty-two of these nurses were contacted for a followup telephone interview. The findings confirm that(More)
INTRODUCTION Ineffective coping may lead to impaired job performance and burnout, with adverse consequences to staff well-being and patient outcomes. We examined the relationship between coping styles and burnout in emergency physicians, nurses and support staff at seven small, medium and large emergency departments (ED) in a Canadian health region(More)
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