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Shahnazdoust M, Maghsoudi S, Tabari R, Kazem Nejad Leili E. Level of burnout in nurses and its related factors in Medical Educational ‎Hospitals in Rasht in ‎‏2010‏. J Holist Nurs Midwifery. 2011; 21 (2) :20-27
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Introduction: Burnout is a specific kind of occupational stress among human service ‎profession like nursing. It is characterized by feeling emotional exhaustion, depersonalization ‎and reduced personal accomplishment. ‎

 Objective: The purpose of this study was to examine the Level of burnout in nurses and its ‎related factors in Medical Educational Hospitals in Rasht in ‎‏1389‏‎. ‎

 Methods: In this descriptive correlational study, samples were chosen by random ‎classification. Sample consisted of ‎‏257‏‎ nurses from eight medical educational hospitals. ‎Instrument used was the standard Maslach burnout inventory. T- test, chi-square test , exact ‎fisher test and logistic regression were used for data analysis. ‎

 Results: Emotional exhaustion was low in (‎‏%51.4‏‎) and it was moderate to high in (‎‏%48.6‏‎), ‎depersonalization was low in (‎‏%94.2‏‎) and it was moderate to high in (‎‏%5/8‏‎), reduced ‎accomplishment was low in ‎‏%33/9‏‎ and it was moderate to high in (‎‏%66.1‏‎). There was positive ‎correlation between dialysis unit and depersonalization and a negative correlation was shown ‎between age and depersonalization.‎

Conclusion: Findings indicated that nursing managers can increase organizational support and ‎prevent nursing burnout to make high level of‏ ‏nursing care and job satisfaction.‎

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Article Type : Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/08/3 | Accepted: 2014/08/3 | Published: 2014/08/3

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