Measuring Workload of Icu Nurses with a Questionnaire Survey: the Nasa Task Load Index (tlx).

@article{Hoonakker2011MeasuringWO,
  title={Measuring Workload of Icu Nurses with a Questionnaire Survey: the Nasa Task Load Index (tlx).},
  author={Peter Hoonakker and Pascale Carayon and Ayse P. Gurses and Roger L. Brown and Kerry McGuire and Adjhaporn Khunlertkit and James M. Walker},
  journal={IIE transactions on healthcare systems engineering},
  year={2011},
  volume={1 2},
  pages={131-143}
}
High workload of nurses in Intensive Care Units (ICUs) has been identified as a major patient safety and worker stress problem. However, relative little attention has been dedicated to the measurement of workload in healthcare. The objectives of this study are to describe and examine several methods to measure workload of ICU nurses. We then focus on the measurement of ICU nurses' workload using a subjective rating instrument: the NASA TLX.We conducted secondary data analysis on data from two… CONTINUE READING
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