Acoustics and psychosocial environment in intensive coronary care.

  title={Acoustics and psychosocial environment in intensive coronary care.},
  author={Vanja Blomkvist and Claire Anne Eriksen and T{\"o}rres Theorell and Rolf Ulrich and Gundars Rasmanis},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  volume={62 3},
BACKGROUND Stress, strain, and fatigue at the workplace have previously not been studied in relation to acoustic conditions. AIMS To examine the influence of different acoustic conditions on the work environment and the staff in a coronary critical care unit (CCU). METHOD Psychosocial work environment data from start and end of each individual shift were obtained from three shifts (morning, afternoon, and night) for a one-week baseline period and for two four-week periods during which… CONTINUE READING
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