Work-related behaviour and experience patterns of nurses in different professional stages and settings compared to physicians in Germany.

@article{Voltmer2013WorkrelatedBA,
  title={Work-related behaviour and experience patterns of nurses in different professional stages and settings compared to physicians in Germany.},
  author={Edgar Voltmer and K Wingenfeld and Claudia Spahn and Martin Driessen and Michael Schulz},
  journal={International journal of mental health nursing},
  year={2013},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={180-9}
}
Working in a health-care profession is correlated with high levels of stress and potential burnout that are likely to increase over time. Few studies differentiate psychosocial stress between nurses in different clinical settings or professional stages. In this cross-sectional study, we compared the work-related behaviour and experience of nurses (n=389) and physicians (n=344) and of nurses across different career stages and clinical settings in Germany. Nurses had the lowest proportion of a… CONTINUE READING