Patient safety and job-related stress: a focus group study.

  title={Patient safety and job-related stress: a focus group study.},
  author={Astrid Karin Berland and Gerd Karin Natvig and Doris Gundersen},
  journal={Intensive & critical care nursing},
  volume={24 2},
This study focused on work-related stress among nurses working with critically ill patients. The aim of the study was to examine the effects of work-related stress with regard to patient safety. The study uses a qualitative design based on focus group interviews with nurses who work with acute, critically ill patients in hospitals. Two regional hospitals were chosen. Inclusion criteria for the focus group panels included the following: nurses with advanced training in anesthesiology, intensive… CONTINUE READING

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