Tag: stress reduction

Study: Surgeons cited for unprofessional behavior more frequently than other specialties

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Editor's Note Surgeons are more likely to be reported for unprofessional behavior than any other category of physician, and pediatric specialists are least likely, according to a study published June 6 in Jama Network Open. Based on data from the Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy's Coworker Observation Reporting System…

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By: Matt Danford
June 20, 2024
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Study: Depression, lack of support outweighed pandemic-specific influences on nurses leaving jobs in 2020

Editor's Note Coworker and employer support strongly influence nurses' intentions to remain in their jobs, while symptoms of depression are associated with nurses planning to leave, according to a study conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing. Available to the public September 30…

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By: Matt Danford
June 14, 2024
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Surgeons, anesthesiology rank high on “stressful job” list

Editor's Note Citing research from Dolman Law Group, a March 11 article in Becker’s ASC Review notes that surgeons have the second-most stressful job of any profession in the US. Anesthesiology was third most stressful, while paramedic was fourth. Steelworker topped the list. The Dolman Law Group research examined data…

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By: Matt Danford
March 15, 2024
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Nurse leaders on how to improve nurse wellness, reduce burnout

Takeaways Research shows that there are high nurse burnout rates from systemic workplace issues, including unmanageable case-loads, poor communication, excessive administrative burdens and an overall lack of care. Nurse wellness programs—including resilience training, peer-to-peer counseling, and meditation—are critical, because of high exposure to trauma and suffering, but these efforts need…

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By: Brita Belli
February 27, 2024
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Nature-themed recharge room lowers HCW stress, anxiety

Editor's Note This study by nurse researchers at Hackensack Meridian Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, and Hackensack Meridian Health, Edison, New Jersey, finds that a nature-themed recharge room helped reduce healthcare worker (HCW) stress and anxiety. A total of 160 HCWs who used the recharge room and 131 who…

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By: Judy Mathias
August 28, 2023
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AI can help nurses balance workloads, avoid burnout

Editor's Note In an August 14 interview with HealthLeaders Media, David Benton, PhD, RN, RGN, FRCN, FAAN, CEO of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, says artificial intelligence (AI) has important roles in training nursing students, balancing nurse workloads, and managing patient care, which ultimately helps reduce stress…

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By: Judy Mathias
August 17, 2023
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Effect of ‘Lavender Lounge’ on critical care nurses’ stress

Editor's Note This study by nurse researchers at the Cleveland Clinic examines the usability of a lounge designed to support critical care nurses in refreshing and renewing themselves after stressful clinical situations. Of 54 nurses surveyed: 31 (57%) said they used the lounge within the past month. Facilitators of lounge…

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By: Judy Mathias
June 26, 2023
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Effectiveness of stress-reduction interventions on HCW stress

Editor's Note This updated review from the Netherlands examines the effect of individual-level stress management interventions on stress symptoms in healthcare workers (HCWs). Included in the analysis are 117 research studies with 11,119 HCW participants worldwide. The participants were randomly allocated to different interventions, and their stress levels were evaluated…

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By: Judy Mathias
May 17, 2023
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