What stresses remote area nurses? Current knowledge and future action.

  title={What stresses remote area nurses? Current knowledge and future action.},
  author={S. Lenthall and J. Wakerman and Tess Opie and M. Dollard and S. Dunn and Sabina Knight and M. Macleod and C. Watson},
  journal={The Australian journal of rural health},
  volume={17 4},
  • S. Lenthall, J. Wakerman, +5 authors C. Watson
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • The Australian journal of rural health
  • OBJECTIVE Review and synthesise the literature identifying the stresses experienced by remote area nurses (RANs). Identify interventions implemented to address identified stresses. Explore the use of the job demands-resources (JD-R) model. METHODS A comprehensive literature review was conducted using the meta-databases Ovid and Informit. SETTING Remote Australian primary health care centres. RESULTS The reported demands experienced by RANs can be grouped into four themes: (i) the remote… CONTINUE READING
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