Do nurses feel stressed? A perspective from primary health care.

  title={Do nurses feel stressed? A perspective from primary health care.},
  author={Nijolė Galdikien and Paula Asikainen and Sigitas Bal{\vc}iūnas and Tarja Suominen},
  journal={Nursing & health sciences},
  volume={16 3},
This study describes nurses' experiences of stress in primary healthcare settings, and examines correlations between stress and personal factors. There were 187 nurses from 18 public primary care centers participating, drawn from one county of Lithuania. The Expanded Nursing Stress Scale was used to evaluate the study data. The study indicates that in primary healthcare centers, nurses working with adult patients experienced less stress than those working with younger patients. The most… CONTINUE READING
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