Burnout in Critical Care Nurses.

  title={Burnout in Critical Care Nurses.},
  author={Stacey G Browning},
  journal={Critical care nursing clinics of North America},
  volume={31 4},
  • Stacey G Browning
  • Published 1 December 2019
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Critical care nursing clinics of North America
Burnout and its correlates among nursing staff of intensive care units at a tertiary care center
Burnout is significantly prevalent among intensive care nurses and specialized training and limiting work hours can help in mitigating this problem.
Nature or Nurture: The Relationship between Self-Care, Personality Traits, and Burnout in Critical Care Healthcare Professionals
This study sought to examine the effect of personality traits and self-care on reported burnout levels in critical care healthcare professionals and found findings help identify protective, individual factors against BOS.
Burnout among direct‐care workers in nursing homes: Influences of organisational, workplace, interpersonal and personal characteristics
The data suggest that providing adequate staffing, perceived fair pay, sufficient work resources, management support and adequate training may result in less direct-care worker burnout on the job.
Individual Differences in Job Crafting and Its Relationship with Burnout in Nursing
Background: The heavy work load and pressure to which nursing professionals are subjected leads to an increase in stress-related problems, such as burnout. Personal resources, such as job crafting,
Emotional intelligence, burnout, and professional fulfillment in clinical year medical students
The results confirmed the hypothesis that EI would be correlated with decreased levels of burnout among this group of students and whether these same results hold true at other medical schools and if improving EI has a benefit of decreasing burnout.
Care Erosion in Sedation Assessment: A Prospective Comparison of Usual Care RASS Assessment with Protocolized Assessment for Medical Intensive Care Unit Patients.
Methods used in usual clinical practice to assess adequacy of sedation frequently led to over-sedation, and it is proposed that care erosion, the deterioration of skills over time, may help explain this finding.
Nursing Burnout and Its Impact on Health.
Problem Solving Strategies Using Coping With Burnout on Nurses: Literature Review
Early detection of burnout symptoms and training on problem solving strategies using coping need to be made by hospital nursing management to monitor the burnout status of nurses and nurses' readiness in overcoming burnout.


Burnout Syndrome in the Intensive Care Unit. Future Directions for Research.
  • M. Mealer
  • Medicine, Psychology
    Annals of the American Thoracic Society
  • 2016
This editorial expands on the research needs identified by the multisociety writing panel and highlights four priorities for future research: the diagnosis of burnout syndrome in critical care health care professionals, the general effect of burn out syndrome, preventative measures and treatments, and the dissemination and implementation of effective interventions.
Burnout syndrome in critical care nursing staff.
One-third of ICU nursing staff had severe BOS, and areas for improvement identified in the study include conflict prevention, participation in ICU research groups, and better management of end-of-life care.
The Prevalence of Compassion Fatigue and Burnout among Healthcare Professionals in Intensive Care Units: A Systematic Review
A thorough exploration of emotional distress in relation to communication skills, ethical rounds, and mindfulness might provide an appropriate starting point for the development of further preventive strategies.
Burnout and Resilience Among Nurses Practicing in High-Intensity Settings.
These findings provide the basis for an experimental intervention in phase 2, which is designed to help participants cultivate strategies and practices for renewal, including mindfulness practices and personal resilience plans.
Burnout contagion among intensive care nurses.
Burnout is contagious: it may cross over from one nurse to another, and multilevel analyses showed that burnout complaints among colleagues in intensive care units made a statistically significant and unique contribution to explaining variance in individual nurses' and whole units' experiences of burnout.
Moral distress and its contribution to the development of burnout syndrome among critical care providers
Moral distress, resulting from therapeutic obstinacy and the provision of futile care, is an important issue among critical care providers’ team, and it was significantly associated with severe burnout.
Systematic Review of Burnout Risk Factors among European Healthcare Professionals
It was pointed out that although the healthcare systems across Europe are fundamentally different, healthcare professionals present similar risk factors concerning burnout, and burnout was demonstrated to be an independent predictor of reporting medical errors, even when controlling for occupational factors.