Prevalence and affecting factors on burnout in nurses in selected hospitals of Kermanshah University ‎of Medical Sciences, 2012

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Afshin Goodarzi‎ 1 , Ebrahim Ezzati ‎ 2 , * , Bijan Sabour 3 , Reza Pourmirza Kalhori 3 , Arsalan Naderipour 3 , Afshin Almasi‎ 4 , Sirous mirzaee‎ 2

1 Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Paramedicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah‎, Iraq

2 Imam Reza Hospital, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah‎, Iran

3 Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Paramedicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah‎, Iran

4 Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Health, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah‎, Iran

How to Cite: Goodarzi‎ A, Ezzati ‎ E, Sabour B , Pourmirza Kalhori R , Naderipour A , et al. Prevalence and affecting factors on burnout in nurses in selected hospitals of Kermanshah University ‎of Medical Sciences, 2012 , J Clin Res Paramed Sci. 2013 ; 1(4):e82323.

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Journal of Clinical Research in Paramedical Sciences: 1 (4); e82323
Published Online: February 21, 2013
Article Type: Research Article
Received: July 10, 2012
Accepted: November 20, 2012

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Abstract

Introduction: Nurses have been known as people in high risk of burnout for reason due to stressful
job; hard condition of patients care, numerous organizational and high emotional expectations. In present study we purposed to determine prevalence and predictor factors of burnout among nurses in selected hospitals of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, 2012.
Materials and Methods: In this cross – sectional study, out of 312 nurses were evaluated by a two
part questionnaire (including demographic characteristics, causing factors of burnout in nursing and the Maslach Burnout standard scale). Randomly Selected Samples were studied according to including criteria. The data were analyzed by descriptive tests via spss16.
Results: The prevalence of high levels of burnout in the areas of emotional exhaustion,
depersonalization and feelings of inadequacy was %32.1, %29 and 15%, respectively. The mean of job burnout, showed economic factors (4.22±0.81), social (3.55±0.83), environmental (3.46±0.79),
Managerial (3.34±0.59), communication (3.23±0.63) health care related (3.33±0.72) and individual
(2.82±0.84) were the main causes of this phenomenon from the view points of nurses, respectively.
Conclusions: Besides of economical factors, there were management, communication and social
factors which play more effective role in the development of burnout among the nurses. The most
important of these factors were inappropriate proportion between nurses and patients, poor
communication of doctors with their patients which can cause problems for nurses. Also, We can refer to the role of the media which portrays non-Scientific positions for nurses.
 

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Burnout nursing Kermanshah

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