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Overwork and Stress: The Need for Policy on Working Hours in the Healthcare Professions

  title={Overwork and Stress: The Need for Policy on Working Hours in the Healthcare Professions},
  author={Richard Andrew Gabehart},



Role Stress and Career Satisfaction Among Registered Nurses by Work Shift Patterns

Findings suggest that RNs may experience greater professional fulfillment when strategies are implemented that promote autonomous practice environments, provide financial incentives, and recognize professional status.

Mortality among women and men relative to unemployment, part time work, overtime work, and extra work: a study based on data from the Swedish twin registry.

Unemployment and some time aspects of work were associated with subsequent mortality, even when controlling for social, behavioural, work, and health related factors.

human reliability assessment for an existing nuclear power plant

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Improving shift workers' health and tolerance to shiftwork: recent advances.

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Resident work hours: the evolution of a revolution.

The history of surgical resident training from Halsted to the events of the Libby Zion case, which resulted in the 405 regulations in New York, will be reviewed and the influences that have led to further changes will also be examined.

Models of Shiftwork and Health: An Examination of the Influence of Stress on Shiftwork Theory

The usefulness of stress as an explanatory concept in terms of how it affects shiftwork research and practice is assessed and recommendations for future practice and theory development are made.

Psychosocial work environment and health: new evidence

  • J. Siegrist
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    Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
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“New” occupational health research for science and policy has maintained a rather narrow view of its topic, dealing almost exclusively with physical, chemical, or otherwise material conditions, but this is no longer justified.

Hospital Restructuring and Nursing Staff Well-Being: The Role of Coping

A research model incorporating hospital restructuring stressors, job satisfaction, psychosomatic symptoms and active and escapist coping was tested in a large sample of nursing staff. Almost 1,400

Occupational health services for shift and night workers.

Accident risk

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