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Document Typology: Newspaper / Magazine article
Methodology addressed by the publication:Parents pedagogy
Title of document: Physical and Psychic Stress in Providing Nursing Care.
Name of author(s): Jozef Páňák
Name of publisher: In: Prohuman, odborný internetový časopis, 3. marec 2012.
Language of the publication: Slovak
Language of the review: English
Summary:
The present work aims to identify the needed theoretical knowledge and practical skills of nurses in order to eliminate excessive physical stress and to use effective coping strategies, avoid psychological stress in providing nursing care. The paper focuses on the research of physical and neuropsychological stress in nursing. The research sample in the first part of the research consisted of 55 nurses. In the second part of the research project, the research sample consisted of 257 nurses. The most represented age group category were sisters from 27 to 29 years. The largest group were nurses with long clinical experience, about 20 years, 34.9%. The work presents issues of nursing workload in nursing care with a focus on prevention, protection and support for nurses.
An overview of knowledge about physical activity and preventive practices are presented here. They should protect the nurses from excessive physical stress in the provision of nursing care and devote the knowledge of mental stress, helping to cope with stress and risk of burnout syndrome in nurses. The aim was primarily to contribute to prevention, health promotion and nursing care.
Reviewer's comments on the document:
Newspaper article, a important work for the project. The work presents issues of nursing workload in nursing care with a focus on prevention, protection and support for nurses. It provides an overview of knowledge about physical activity and preventive practices that protect nurses from excessive physical stress in the provision of nursing care and devote the knowledge of mental stress, coping with the stress and risk of burnout syndrome in nurses. It the physical and psychic stress of nursing is not addressed by effeczive means - it can end with serious damage of health. Various countries use various models of prevention of both stresses - physical and psychic. One of the modesl of stress prevention in nursing - is that of Australia where nurses have one free day in a month for psychic stress prevention (various types of psychoterapies and realxations techniques) and for physical stress (various rehabilitaion centers providing the rehabilation exercises).
Where to find it: www.prohuman.sk/.../fyzicka-a-psychicka-zataz-p...

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