Nalan Gördeles Beşer* and Bahar Çevik
Department of Psychiatric Nursing, Ömer Halisdemir University, TurkeyFulltext PDF
Objectives: This study determined the level of stress perceived and experienced by physicians and other health personnel working at the 112 emergency service and the factors that caused this stress. Objective and
Methods: The population of the study comprised 100 physicians and all other health personnel working in the 112 emergency services. The data in the study were collected using the information form and perceived stress scale containing the sociodemographic characteristics of physicians and other health personnel (age, sex, working years, etc.) and working conditions thought to cause stress. The data was evaluated using SPSS software utilizing figure values, percentile values, the Kruskal-Wallis analysis of variance, and the Mann-Whitney U test.
Results: Of the participating health professionals, 54% were females, 72% were married, 45% were aged 20 to 30, 38% were high school graduates, 4% were physicians, 19% were emergency medical senior technicians, 49% emergency medical technician, 22% were drivers, and 6% were other health personnel. The mean value of the health personnel’s inadequate self-efficacy perception score was 15.8400 ± 4.13587, whereas the mean stress/disturbance perceptions core was 14.7200 ± 4.04.
Conclusion: According to these results, health professionals perceive stress during working and experience stress at certain levels.
Perceived stress; Sociodemographic characteristics; Inadequate self-efficacy perception
Beşer NG, Çevik B. Perceived Stress Levels of Physicians and Other Health Personnel Working in the 112 Emergency Service and Associated Factors. Nurs Stud Pract Int. 2018;1(1):1005.