Stress, work overload, burnout, and satisfaction among paramedics in Israel.

@article{Nirel2008StressWO,
  title={Stress, work overload, burnout, and satisfaction among paramedics in Israel.},
  author={Nurit Nirel and Rachel Goldwag and Zvi Feigenberg and David Abadi and Pinchas Halpern},
  journal={Prehospital and disaster medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={537-46}
}
INTRODUCTION The number of paramedics in Israel is increasing. Despite this growth and important role, the emergency medical organizations lack information about the characteristics of their work. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to examine the characteristics of the paramedics' work, the quality of their working lives, the factors that keep them in the profession, or conversely, draw them away from it. METHODS Cross-sectional study conducted through telephone interviews of a… CONTINUE READING
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