Prevention of Nursing Burnout


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Prevention of Nursing Burnout: G.I. Isn’t Enough
As a result of increased workloads associated with the restructuring of the health care system throughout North America, burnout is becoming a more frequent problem for nurses. This paper is an analysis of three studies of burnout in the nursing profession and an account of how guided imagery combined with the stress management model of Richard Lazarus and Susan
succeeded in enabling one nurse to acquire the coping strategies she needed to prevent burnout.
Jamal and Baba (2000) conducted a study of 173 Canadian nurses and 67 managers to determine how job stress is correlated with burnout. They concluded that job stress for nurses was significantly linked to psychosomatic health...
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