Experience and endocrine stress responses in neonatal and pediatric critical care nurses and physicians.

@article{Fischer2000ExperienceAE,
  title={Experience and endocrine stress responses in neonatal and pediatric critical care nurses and physicians.},
  author={Joachim Ernst Fischer and Andr{\'e} Calame and Andrea C Dettling and Hans Zeier and Sergio Fanconi},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={28 9},
  pages={3281-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Critical care is a working environment with frequent exposure to stressful events. High levels of psychological stress have been associated with increased prevalence of burnout. Psychological distress acts as a potent trigger of cortisol secretions. We attempted to objectify endocrine stress reactivity. DESIGN Observational cohort study during… CONTINUE READING