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Burnout in relation to specific contributing factors and health outcomes among nurses: a systematic review

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dc.date.accessioned 2013-06-06 en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-12-08T16:16:49Z
dc.date.available 2020-12-08T16:16:49Z
dc.date.issued 2015-08-25 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/2943
dc.description.abstract Nurses have been found to experience higher levels of stress-related burnout compared to other health care professionals. Despite studies showing that both job satisfaction and burnout are effects of exposure to stressful working environments, leading to poor health among nurses, little is known about the causal nature and direction of these relationships. The aim of this systematic review is to identify published research that has formally investigated relationships between these variables. Six databases (including CINAHL, COCHRANE, EMBASE, MEDLINE, PROQUEST and PsyINFO) were searched for combinations of keywords, a manual search was conducted and an independent reviewer was asked to cross validate all the electronically identified articles. Of the eighty five articles that were identified from these databases, twenty one articles were excluded based on exclusion criteria; hence, a total of seventy articles were included in the study sample. The majority of identified studies exploring two and three way relationships (n = 63) were conducted in developed countries. Existing research includes predominantly cross-sectional studies (n = 68) with only a few longitudinal studies (n = 2); hence, the evidence base for causality is still very limited. Despite minimal availability of research concerning the small number of studies to investigate the relationships between work-related stress, burnout, job satisfaction and the general health of nurses, this review has identified some contradictory evidence for the role of job satisfaction. This emphasizes the need for further research towards understanding causality. en
dc.format.medium Intranet en
dc.subject BURNOUT en
dc.subject NURSING en
dc.subject JOB SATISFACTION en
dc.subject HEALTH en
dc.subject STRESS en
dc.title Burnout in relation to specific contributing factors and health outcomes among nurses: a systematic review en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.description.version Y en
dc.ProjectNumber N/A en
dc.Volume 10 en
dc.BudgetYear 2013/14 en
dc.ResearchGroup HIV/AIDS, STIs and TB en
dc.SourceTitle Int Environmental Research and Public Health en
dc.ArchiveNumber 7761 en
dc.URL http://ktree.hsrc.ac.za/doc_read_all.php?docid=12527 en
dc.PageNumber 2214-2240 en
dc.outputnumber 6410 en
dc.bibliographictitle Khamisa, N., Peltzer, K. & Oldenburg, B. (2013) Burnout in relation to specific contributing factors and health outcomes among nurses: a systematic review. <i>International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health</i>. 10:2214-2240. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/2943 en
dc.publicationyear 2013 en
dc.contributor.author1 Khamisa, N. en
dc.contributor.author2 Peltzer, K. en
dc.contributor.author3 Oldenburg, B. en


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