Critical Care Nurses' Physical and Mental Health, Worksite Wellness Support, and Medical Errors.

  title={Critical Care Nurses' Physical and Mental Health, Worksite Wellness Support, and Medical Errors.},
  author={Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk and Alai Tan and Andreanna Pavan Hsieh and Kate E. Gawlik and Cynthia Arslanian-Engoren and Lynne Braun and Sandra B. Dunbar and Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob and Lisa Marie Lewis and Angelica Millan and Liana Orsolini and Lorraine B. Robbins and Cynthia L. Russell and Sharon Tucker and JoEllen Wilbur},
  journal={American journal of critical care : an official publication, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses},
  volume={30 3},
  • B. Melnyk, Alai Tan, +12 authors J. Wilbur
  • Published 1 May 2021
  • Medicine
  • American journal of critical care : an official publication, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
BACKGROUND Critical care nurses experience higher rates of mental distress and poor health than other nurses, adversely affecting health care quality and safety. It is not known, however, how critical care nurses' overall health affects the occurrence of medical errors. OBJECTIVE To examine the associations among critical care nurses' physical and mental health, perception of workplace wellness support, and self-reported medical errors. METHODS This survey-based study used a cross-sectional… Expand
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