Burnout in hospital nurses: a comparison of internal, surgery, psychiatry and burns wards.

  title={Burnout in hospital nurses: a comparison of internal, surgery, psychiatry and burns wards.},
  author={Ali Mohammad Sahraian and Afsoun Fazelzadeh and Amir Mehdizadeh and Shahin Toobaee},
  journal={International nursing review},
  volume={55 1},
INTRODUCTION Burnout is a phenomenon in which the cumulative effects of a stressful work environment gradually overwhelm the defenses of staff members, forcing them to withdraw psychologically. This study compared the levels of burnout among nurses in different nursing specialties. MATERIALS AND METHODS The sample of the study consisted of all the nurses working in all public hospitals in Shiraz, Iran who were graduates of either technological educational institutions or universities and had… CONTINUE READING


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