Staff empowerment in intensive care: nurses' and physicians' lived experiences.

@article{Whlin2010StaffEI,
  title={Staff empowerment in intensive care: nurses' and physicians' lived experiences.},
  author={Ingrid W{\aa}hlin and A G Ek and Ewa Idvall},
  journal={Intensive & critical care nursing},
  year={2010},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={262-9}
}
AIM The purpose of the study was to describe empowerment from the perspective of intensive care staff. What makes intensive care staff experience inner strength and power? BACKGROUND Intensive care staff are repeatedly exposed to traumatic situations and demanding events, which could result in stress and burnout symptoms. A higher level of psychological empowerment at the workplace is associated with increased work satisfaction and mental health, fewer burnout symptoms and a decreased number… CONTINUE READING

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