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Askari F, Abbasnezhad A. The study of professional stressor factors in nursing and midwifery community. Horizon Med Sci. 2007; 12 (4) :12-18
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Background and Aim: Working and employment are chief portion of human social life that can create stress in individual and in turn they will cause dissatisfaction, leaving profession and providing incorrect services to clients. Because of the importance of nursing and midwifery profession this study was carried out to determine profession stressor factors in nursing and midwifery community in Gonabad city. Materials and Methods: This descriptive study was to rank professional stressor factors. The Subjects were all nurses and midwives of Gonabad Medical University hospitals. A questionnaire was used to collect the data and in order to analyse them we used t-test and 2. Results: The results of this study showed that among professional stressor factors, economic factor had the first rank of stressor factors with 91.5% mean score. And among aspects of stressor factors, low incomes (with 90.67% of mean stress score), work difficult conditions (with 88% of mean stress score) and inadequate personnel (with 87.67% of mean stress score) gained other levels of stress factors in the study subjects respectively. Conclusion: According to the findings of this study, it is important for managers of hospitals to notice nursing and midwives low income and the difficult conditions of their profession. In this way they can reduce stressor factors among them and in turn it will cause satisfaction and increase in quality of patients cares that finally bring us community health promotion.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Basic Medical Science
Received: 2007/10/17 | Published: 2007/01/15

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