Occupational stress experienced by residents and faculty physicians on night shifts


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Tur F. C., Toker I., ŞAŞMAZ C. T., Hacar S., Ture B.

SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF TRAUMA RESUSCITATION & EMERGENCY MEDICINE, vol.24, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/s13049-016-0225-4
  • Journal Name: SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF TRAUMA RESUSCITATION & EMERGENCY MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: Occupational health, Physician, Physician's specialty, Night shift work, Job stress, JOB-SATISFACTION, SLEEP QUALITY, HEALTH, BURNOUT, WORK, PREVALENCE, WELLNESS, DEMAND, MEN
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background: Occupational stress is an undesired factor causing discomfort for healthcare workers. Stressors in work can lead to dissatisfaction and in turn, this may affect patient care adversely. The aim of this study was to evaluate the occupational stress among residents and faculty physicians of various medical specialties working night shifts.