- Compassion fatigue and nursing work: can we accurately capture the consequences of caring work?
Brenda M Sabo
School of Nursing, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Int J Nurs Pract 12:136-42. 2006
..Limitations of current instruments to measure compassion fatigue are highlighted, and suggestions for future direction are presented...
- Adverse health effects of high-effort/low-reward conditions
Institute of Medical Sociology, University of Dusseldorf, Germany
J Occup Health Psychol 1:27-41. 1996
..Studying adverse health effects of high-effort/low-reward conditions seems well justified, especially in view of recent developments of the labor market...
- Imaging brain fatigue from sustained mental workload: an ASL perfusion study of the time-on-task effect
Unit for Experimental Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Neuroimage 49:3426-35. 2010
During sustained periods of a taxing cognitive workload, humans typically display time-on-task (TOT) effects, in which performance gets steadily worse over the period of task engagement...
- Hospital nurse staffing and patient mortality, nurse burnout, and job dissatisfaction
Linda H Aiken
Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 420 Guardian Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
JAMA 288:1987-93. 2002
- The job demands-resources model of burnout
Department of Work and Organizational Psychology, Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg, Germany
J Appl Psychol 86:499-512. 2001
..In addition, results confirmed the 2-factor structure (exhaustion and disengagement) of a new burnout instrument--the Oldenburg Burnout Inventory--and suggested that this structure is essentially invariant across occupational groups...
- Dutch Musculoskeletal Questionnaire: description and basic qualities
V H Hildebrandt
TNO Work and Employment, AS Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
Ergonomics 44:1038-55. 2001
A questionnaire ('Dutch Musculoskeletal Questionnaire', DMQ) for the analysis of musculoskeletal workload and associated potential hazardous working conditions as well as musculoskeletal symptoms in worker populations is described and its ..
- The effects of work-related and individual factors on the Work Ability Index: a systematic review
T I J van den Berg
Erasmus MC, Department of Public Health, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Occup Environ Med 66:211-20. 2009
..This multifactorial nature of work ability should be taken into account in health promotion programmes aimed at maintaining and promoting the participation of the labour force and improvement of the performance at work...
- Effect of reducing interns' work hours on serious medical errors in intensive care units
Christopher P Landrigan
Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
N Engl J Med 351:1838-48. 2004
..Although sleep deprivation has been shown to impair neurobehavioral performance, few studies have measured its effects on medical errors...
- Rationalization in meat cutting - consequences on physical workload
Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University Hospital, Sweden
Appl Ergon 43:1026-32. 2012
..This study evaluates differences in the physical workload between the production systems...
- A short generic measure of work stress in the era of globalization: effort-reward imbalance
University of Duesseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:1005-13. 2009
..We evaluate psychometric properties of a short version of the original effort-reward imbalance (ERI) questionnaire. This measure is of interest in the context of assessing stressful work conditions in the era of economic globalization...
- Demand, control and social climate as predictors of emotional exhaustion symptoms in working Swedish men and women
Linda L Magnusson Hanson
Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Scand J Public Health 36:737-43. 2008
- Extended work shifts and the risk of motor vehicle crashes among interns
Laura K Barger
Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
N Engl J Med 352:125-34. 2005
..Long work hours and work shifts of an extended duration (> or =24 hours) remain a hallmark of medical education in the United States. Yet their effect on health and safety has not been evaluated with the use of validated measures...
- Job strain, effort-reward imbalance and employee well-being: a large-scale cross-sectional study
J De Jonge
Department of Work and Organizational Psychology, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Soc Sci Med 50:1317-27. 2000
..Preliminary findings also indicate excess risks of poor well-being in overcommitted persons suffering from high cost--low gain conditions at work...
- The causes of and factors associated with prescribing errors in hospital inpatients: a systematic review
Mary P Tully
School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Drug Saf 32:819-36. 2009
..These included lack of training or experience, fatigue, stress, high workload for the prescriber and inadequate communication between healthcare professionals...
- Evaluation of work-related psychosocial factors and regional musculoskeletal pain: results from a EULAR Task Force
G J Macfarlane
University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Ann Rheum Dis 68:885-91. 2009
..To establish whether review articles provide consistent conclusions on associations between workplace psychosocial factors and musculoskeletal pain and, if differences exist, to explore whether this is related to the methods used...
- Mid-career burnout in generalist and specialist physicians
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
JAMA 288:1447-50. 2002
- Impact of Advanced Access on access, workload, and continuity: controlled before-and-after and simulated-patient study
Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol
Br J Gen Pract 57:608-14. 2007
Case studies from the US suggest that Advanced Access appointment systems lead to shorter delays for appointments, reduced workload, and increased continuity of care.
- [Nursing workload to verify nurse/patient ratio in a cardiology ICU]
Adriana Janzantte Ducci
Programa de Pós Graduação na Saúde do Adulto PROESA da Escola de Enfermagem, Universidade de São Paulo EEUSP, Santo Andre, SP, Brasil
Rev Esc Enferm USP 42:673-80. 2008
This is a descriptive study, aiming at comparing the nursing workload in a post-operatory heart surgery unit (UPOCC) using NAS, TISS-28 and NEMS, and verifying both the observed and recommended nursing staff-to-patient ratio according to ..
- Nursing staffing, nursing workload, the work environment and patient outcomes
Centre for Health Services Management, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, Broadway, NSW, Australia
Appl Nurs Res 24:244-55. 2011
Nurse staffing (fewer RNs), increased workload, and unstable nursing unit environments were linked to negative patient outcomes including falls and medication errors on medical/surgical units in a mixed method study combining longitudinal ..
- Optical brain monitoring for operator training and mental workload assessment
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Neuroimage 59:36-47. 2012
An accurate measure of mental workload in human operators is a critical element of monitoring and adaptive aiding systems that are designed to improve the efficiency and safety of human-machine systems during critical tasks...
- Effect of the ACGME duty hours restrictions on surgical residents and faculty: a systematic review
Mohammad H Jamal
General Surgery, Department of Surgery and Centre for Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Acad Med 86:34-42. 2011
- Disturbed sleep and fatigue as predictors of return from long-term sickness absence
Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
Ind Health 48:209-14. 2010
..34-0.90). Intermediate term sickness absence showed similar, but slightly weaker, results. The results indicate that disturbed sleep and fatigue are predictors of lack of return from long term and intermediate term sickness absence...
- Association between workaholism and sleep problems among hospital nurses
Department of Mental Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Ind Health 48:864-71. 2010
..However, no significant associations were found between workaholism and insomnia symptoms. These results suggest that workaholic nurses had higher risks for impaired awakening, insufficient sleep, and workplace sleepiness...
- Physically demanding workloads and the risks of musculoskeletal disorders in homecare workers in the USA
Il Ho Kim
Bloomberg School of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Health Soc Care Community 18:445-55. 2010
..Considering the high physical demands among homecare workers, the finding in this study clearly indicates that practical intervention strategies should be implemented to protect homecare workers from exposure to MSD risk factors...
- Associations of psychosocial working conditions with self-rated general health and mental health among municipal employees
Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, PO Box 41, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 79:205-12. 2006
..In addition, the effect of occupational class on these associations is examined...
- Effects of work hour reduction on residents' lives: a systematic review
Kathlyn E Fletcher
Department of Internal Medicine, Clement J Zablocki VA Medical Center Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 53295, USA
JAMA 294:1088-100. 2005
..These limitations are likely to also have an impact on other aspects of the lives of residents...
- Precision of measurements of physical workload during standardised manual handling. Part II: Inclinometry of head, upper back, neck and upper arms
G A Hansson
Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
J Electromyogr Kinesiol 16:125-36. 2006
For measuring the physical exposure/workload in studies of work-related musculoskeletal disorders, direct measurements are valuable...
- Nursing workload and staff allocation in an intensive care unit: a pilot study according to Nursing Activities Score (NAS)
Katia Grillo Padilha
School of Nursing, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 26:108-13. 2010
The objectives of the study were to identify the daily nursing workload in an intensive care unit (ICU) and to analyse the adequacy of nursing staff in a six hour shift according to the Nursing Activities Score (NAS).
- [Evaluation of the Nursing Activities Score (NAS) as a nursing workload measurement tool in an adult ICU]
Regina Maria Yatsue Conishi
UTI do Hospital Sírio Libanês, Brasil
Rev Esc Enferm USP 41:346-54. 2007
..This is an exploratory, descriptive, prospective field study with a quantitative approach carried out at a general/adult Intensive Care Unit in the city of São Paulo...
- Surgical residents' perception of the 16-hour work day restriction: concern for negative impact on resident education and patient care
David Y Lee
Department of Surgery, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY 10025, USA
J Am Coll Surg 215:868-77. 2012
..Our aim was to assess the attitudes and perception of general surgery residents regarding the new duty hour limitation as well as the transfer of care process under the new guidelines...
- Chronic care management in Danish general practice--a cross-sectional study of workload and multimorbidity
The Research Unit for General Practice, Aarhus University, Bartholins Alle 2, DK 8000, Aarhus C, Denmark
BMC Fam Pract 13:52. 2012
..However, little is known about these encounters in general practice. The aim was to describe the frequency of patients with one or more chronic conditions in general practice and how these consultations were experienced by the GPs...
- [Factors associated with nursing workload in adult intensive care units]
Leilane Andrade Gonçalves
Escola de Enfermagem, Univer sidade de São Paulo EEUSP, UTI de Adultos do Hospital Sírio Libanês, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
Rev Esc Enferm USP 41:645-52. 2007
This study was aimed both at analyzing the nursing workload on the first day of admission of patients in Intensive Care Units (ICUs) and the factors associated with it...
- Improving work style behavior in computer workers with neck and upper limb symptoms
Claire M Bernaards
Department of Occupational and Public Health, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Occup Rehabil 18:87-101. 2008
..The goal of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a group-based interactive work style intervention in improving work style behavior...
- Predictors of workplace satisfaction for U.S. medical school faculty in an era of change and challenge
Sarah A Bunton
Organization and Management Studies, Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC, USA
Acad Med 87:574-81. 2012
..To examine the current state of satisfaction with the academic medicine workplace among U.S. medical school faculty and the workplace factors that have the greatest influence on global satisfaction...
- The inconsistent mediating effects of psychosocial work characteristics on the education-health relationship
Department of Sociology and Criminology and Law, University of Florida, PO Box 117330, Gainesville, FL 32611 7330, USA
Soc Sci Med 75:1539-46. 2012
..We discuss the implications of this study for health and family-based work policies...
- Physical workload and risk of early retirement: prospective population-based study among middle-aged men
Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1927, 70120 Kuopio, Finland
J Occup Environ Med 44:930-9. 2002
..Self-estimated physical workload was assessed at baseline. The inclusive pension records were obtained from national pension institutions...
- Long workhours and health
Monique van der Hulst
Department of Work and Organizational Psychology, University of Nijmegen, PO Box 9104, 6500 HE Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Scand J Work Environ Health 29:171-88. 2003
..However, the evidence is inconclusive because many studies did not control for potential confounders. Due to the gaps in the current evidence and the methodological shortcomings of the studies in the review, further research is needed...
- Work-related sleep disturbances and sickness absence in the Swedish working population, 1993-1999
Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
Sleep 31:1169-77. 2008
..To examine secular trends in work-related sleep disturbances and their association with sickness absence in the Swedish working population...
- Long working hours and sleep disturbances: the Whitehall II prospective cohort study
Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
Sleep 32:737-45. 2009
..To examine whether exposure to long working hours predicts various forms of sleep disturbance; short sleep, difficulty falling asleep, frequent waking, early waking and waking without feeling refreshed...
- Psychosocial working conditions and depressive symptoms among Swedish employees
Linda L Magnusson Hanson
Work Organisation and Health, Stress Research Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:951-60. 2009
..To investigate prospective associations between working conditions and depressive symptoms in Swedish men and women...
- The reliability and validity of the therapeutic activity index
Wanna Wing Yee Kwok
Intensive Care Unit, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
J Crit Care 20:257-63. 2005
..To assess the psychometric properties of the Simplified Therapeutic Intervention Scoring System (TISS 28) scale...
- Quality of work, well-being, and intended early retirement of older employees: baseline results from the SHARE Study
Department of Medical Sociology, University of Duesseldorf, Germany
Eur J Public Health 17:62-8. 2007
- Out of hours service in Denmark: evaluation five years after reform
M B Christensen
Research Unit for General Practice, University of Aarhus, 2 DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
BMJ 316:1502-5. 1998
..Five years after its introduction, to evaluate the 1992 reform in the out of hours service in Denmark...
- Quality of after-hours primary care in the Netherlands: a narrative review
Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
Ann Intern Med 155:108-13. 2011
..Physicians expressed high satisfaction with PCP cooperatives; their workload decreased, and job satisfaction increased compared with the situation before the reorganization...
- Nursing activities score
Dinis Reis Miranda
University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
Crit Care Med 31:374-82. 2003
The instruments used for measuring nursing workload in the intensive care unit (e.g., Therapeutic Intervention Scoring System-28) are based on therapeutic interventions related to severity of illness...
- A hard day's night: a longitudinal study on the relationships among job demands and job control, sleep quality and fatigue
Annet H de Lange
Social and Organizational Psychology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
J Sleep Res 18:374-83. 2009
- Job satisfaction among hospital doctors in Norway and Germany. A comparative study on national samples
The Research Institute of the Norwegian Medical Association, Oslo, Norway
Scand J Public Health 37:503-8. 2009
..To compare German and Norwegian hospital doctors on 10 different aspects of job satisfaction and general life satisfaction...
- Job strain as a predictor of disability pension: the Finnish Public Sector Study
Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
J Epidemiol Community Health 63:24-30. 2009
..To examine whether high job strain (a combination of high job demands and low job control) is a risk factor for disability pension...
- Differences in physical workload, psychosocial factors and musculoskeletal disorders between two groups of female hospital cleaners with two diverse organizational models
Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital Lund, Lund, Sweden
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:209-20. 2007
To clarify if differences in the physical workload, the psychosocial factors and in musculoskeletal disorders can be attributed to work organizational factors.
- Differences in sickness absence in Sweden and Denmark: the cross national HAKNAK study
The Danish National Centre for Social Research, Copenhagen, Denmark
Eur J Public Health 19:343-9. 2009
- Nursing home staff attitudes towards residents with dementia: strain and satisfaction with work
School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
J Adv Nurs 44:583-90. 2003
..b>Workload is highly predictive of the experience of burden and job pressure, while these outcomes vary according to whether ..
- Understanding physicians' intentions to withdraw from practice: the role of job satisfaction, job stress, mental and physical health
E S Williams
Department of Management and Marketing, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 26:7-19. 2001
..This study proposes and tests a model relating job stress to four intentions to withdraw from practice mediated by job satisfaction and perceptions of physical and mental health...
- Work factors and occupational class disparities in sickness absence: findings from the GAZEL cohort study
National Institute of Health and Medical Research, Saint Maurice, France
Am J Public Health 95:1206-12. 2005
..To estimate the contribution of stress-related and physical work factors to occupational class disparities in sickness absence from work...
- Occupational class inequalities across key domains of health: results from the Helsinki Health Study
Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
Eur J Public Health 15:504-10. 2005
..e. the subjective, functional and medical domains. Additionally, we examine whether physical or mental workload will affect these inequalities, and whether these effects are specific to particular health indicators.
- Students' opinions about their preparation for clinical practice
Katinka J A H Prince
Skillslab, Faculty of Medicine, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
Med Educ 39:704-12. 2005
..There are data that suggest that medical students do not feel sufficiently prepared for clinical practice in the clerkships. The transition from pre-clinical to clinical training causes problems...
- Retirement intentions of general practitioners aged 45-65 years
Thomas D Brett
General Practice and Primary Health Care Research, School of Medicine, University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, WA, Australia
Med J Aust 191:75-7. 2009
..To ascertain the retirement intentions of a cohort of Australian general practitioners...
- Reconsidering the conceptualization of nursing workload: literature review
Dublin City University, School of Nursing, Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland
J Adv Nurs 57:463-71. 2007
..the way in which nursing intensity and patient dependency have been considered to be conceptually similar to nursing workload, and to propose a model to show how these concepts actually differ in both theoretical and practical terms.
- Changes in perceived job strain and the risk of major depression: results from a population-based longitudinal study
Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Am J Epidemiol 169:1085-91. 2009
..Reducing job strain may have positive impacts on the risk of depression. Self-rated health is a strong predictor of depression and plays an important role in the relation between job strain and depression...
- Work load and work hours in relation to disturbed sleep and fatigue in a large representative sample
National Institute for Psychsocial Factors and Health, Stockholm, Sweden
J Psychosom Res 53:585-8. 2002
..To study the relation between work and background factors on the one hand and disturbed sleep and fatigue on the other...
- Workload and surgeon's specialty for outcome after colorectal cancer surgery
Department of Surgery, University Hospital Wales, Cardiff, Wales, UK
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD005391. 2012
..However there is conflicting evidence about the role of such healthcare provider characteristics in the management of colorectal cancer...
- Population-based study of the surgical workload and economic impact of bowel obstruction caused by postoperative adhesions
Department of Surgery, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
Br J Surg 90:1441-4. 2003
Intestinal obstruction is the most severe consequence of adhesion formation. This study examined the annual surgical workload and costs of intestinal obstruction caused by postoperative intra-abdominal adhesions.
- Physical load during work and leisure time as risk factors for back pain
W E Hoogendoorn
Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Scand J Work Environ Health 25:387-403. 1999
..The evidence was moderate for patient handling and heavy physical work, and no evidence was found for standing or walking, sitting, sports, and total leisure-time physical activity...
- Blood natural killer activity is reduced in men with occupational stress and job insecurity working in a university
Unit of Occupational Medicine, University G d Annunzio of Chieti Pescara, Chieti, Italy
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:787-94. 2009
..To examine the immune response to job strain and insecurity of 88 men working in a university, divided according to age and type of employment...
- Upper arm postures and movements in female hairdressers across four full working days
Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University Hospital, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
Ann Occup Hyg 54:584-94. 2010
- NHS Direct versus general practice based triage for same day appointments in primary care: cluster randomised controlled trial
David A Richards
Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD
BMJ 329:774. 2004
To assess the relative effects on consultation workload and costs of off-site triage by NHS Direct for patients requesting same day appointments compared with usual on-site nurse telephone triage in general practice.
- Do staffing levels predict missed nursing care?
Beatrice J Kalisch
University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Int J Qual Health Care 23:302-8. 2011
..To examine whether actual nurse staffing predicts missed nursing care, controlling for other unit characteristics...
- Consensus-based findings and recommendations for estimating the costs of health-related productivity loss from a company's perspective
EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, NL 1081 BT Amsterdam, Netherlands
Scand J Work Environ Health 33:122-30. 2007
- Modular data logger system for physical workload measurements
G A Hansson
Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital, SE 221 85, Lund, Sweden
Ergonomics 46:407-15. 2003
Direct technical measurements of physical workload have advantages in studies of work-related musculoskeletal disorders...
- Emergency physicians' behaviors and workload in the presence of an electronic whiteboard
Daniel J France
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Medicine, S1108 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232 2668, USA
Int J Med Inform 74:827-37. 2005
..of work and the access to timely clinical and system information will be required for providers to manage their workload in a safe and efficient manner...
- A study of the workload and effectiveness of a comprehensive acute stroke service
N U Weir
Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Canada T2N 2T9
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:863-5. 2005
To study the workload of and use of acute intervention within an established acute stroke service, the Calgary Stroke Programme (CSP).
- Recovery as an explanatory mechanism in the relation between acute stress reactions and chronic health impairment
Sabine A E Geurts
Radboud University Nijmegen, Department of Work and Organizational Psychology, PO Box 9104, 6500 HE Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Scand J Work Environ Health 32:482-92. 2006
..It is concluded that the chronic situation of sustained physiological activation and incomplete recovery is an important pathway to chronic health impairment...
- Associations of job strain and working overtime with adverse health behaviors and obesity: evidence from the Whitehall II Study, Helsinki Health Study, and the Japanese Civil Servants Study
Department of Public Health, P O Box 41 Mannerheimintie 172, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
Soc Sci Med 66:1681-98. 2008
..In conclusion, job strain and working overtime had some, albeit mostly weak and inconsistent, associations with adverse health behaviors and obesity in these middle-aged white-collar employee cohorts from Britain, Finland, and Japan...
- Hospital workload and adverse events
Joel S Weissman
Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
Med Care 45:448-55. 2007
..Hospitals are under pressure to increase revenue and lower costs, and at the same time, they face dramatic variation in clinical demand...
- Association of workload of on-call medical interns with on-call sleep duration, shift duration, and participation in educational activities
Vineet M Arora
Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
JAMA 300:1146-53. 2008
Further restrictions in resident duty hours are being considered, and it is important to understand the association between workload, sleep loss, shift duration, and the educational time of on-call medical interns.
- Psychosocial work environment and stress-related disorders, a systematic review
Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Occup Med (Lond) 60:277-86. 2010
..Knowledge on the impact of the psychosocial work environment on the occurrence of stress-related disorders (SRDs) can assist occupational physicians in the assessment of the work-relatedness of these disorders...
- Results of an integrative review of patient classification systems
Dijon R Fasoli
Department of Veterans Affairs, Bedford, MD, USA
Annu Rev Nurs Res 28:295-316. 2010
..Sixty-three articles reporting studies related to PCS, Patient Acuity Systems or Workload Management Systems from 1983 to 2010 and applicable for inpatient medical/surgical settings were reviewed...
- Nurse absenteeism and workload: negative effect on restraint use, incident reports and mortality
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
J Adv Nurs 60:673-81. 2007
..This paper is a report of a study to assess the impact of nurse absenteeism on the quality of patient care...
- Do psychosocial work environment factors measured with scales from the Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire predict register-based sickness absence of 3 weeks or more in Denmark?
National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
Scand J Public Health 38:42-50. 2010
..To analyse the predictive validity of 18 psychosocial work environment scales from the Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire version II (COPSOQ II) with regard to risk of sickness absence...
- Measuring nursing workload in intensive care: an observational study using closed circuit video cameras
School of Health Sciences Nursing, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
J Adv Nurs 42:402-12. 2003
..The problem is compounded by the current method for calculating the nurse: patient ratio using a Nurse Workload Patient Category scoring system or similar adaptations used in many intensive care units...
- Effects of overtime work on blood pressure and body mass index in Japanese male workers
Department of Occupational Health, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kitasato University, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan
Occup Med (Lond) 56:578-80. 2006
..Effects of overtime work on health is a controversial issue...
- Psychological factors and insomnia among male civil servants in Japan
Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, 1 20 1 Handayama, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka 431 3192, Japan
Sleep Med 8:209-14. 2007
..This study aims at assessing the relative impact of psychological factors on insomnia among daytime workers...
- Psychosocial job characteristics and insomnia: a prospective cohort study using the Demand-Control-Support (DCS) and Effort-Reward Imbalance (ERI) job stress models
Department of Public Health, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan
Sleep Med 10:1112-7. 2009
..To examine the prospective effects of psychosocial job characteristics evaluated with the Demand-Control-Support (DCS) and Effort-Reward Imbalance (ERI) models on insomnia...
- Effort-reward imbalance at work and risk of sleep disturbances. Cross-sectional and prospective results from the Danish Work Environment Cohort Study
National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
J Psychosom Res 66:75-83. 2009
..This study aimed to analyze if adverse psychosocial working conditions, defined by the model of effort-reward imbalance (ERI), increase the risk of sleep disturbances in the Danish workforce...
- Recommended changes to diagnostic criteria for gestational diabetes: impact on workload
Jeff R Flack
Diabetes Centre, Bankstown Lidcombe, Bankstown, New South Wales, Australia
Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 50:439-43. 2010
..We sought to assess the impact on the workload for GDM management in Australia that would occur if these changes were adopted.
- Multiple resources and mental workload
Christopher D Wickens
University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois, USA
Hum Factors 50:449-55. 2008
..objective is to lay out the rationale for multiple resource theory and the particular 4-D multiple resource model, as well as to show how the model is useful both as a design tool and as a means of predicting multitask workload overload.
- Dutch endoscopic capacity in the era of colorectal cancer screening
J S Terhaar Sive Droste
Department of Gastroenterology, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Neth J Med 64:371-3. 2006
..Hence, we analysed the Dutch endoscopic practice to provide a clear insight into endoscopic workload and manpower with a special emphasis on the current ability to facilitate a successful implementation of a faecal ..
- The influence of procedure volumes and standardization of care on quality and efficiency in total joint replacement surgery
Kevin J Bozic
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0728, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:2643-52. 2010
- Shift work, occupational noise and physical workload with ensuing development of blood pressure and their joint effect on the risk of coronary heart disease
Tampere School of Public Health, FI 30104 University of Tampere, Finland
Scand J Work Environ Health 33:425-34. 2007
..period was explored in groups defined according to exposure to shift work, occupational noise, and physical workload. The impact of baseline SBP and its increase in relation to coronary heart disease (CHD) risk due to these ..
- Long working hours and cognitive function: the Whitehall II Study
Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
Am J Epidemiol 169:596-605. 2009
..This study shows that long working hours may have a negative effect on cognitive performance in middle age...
- What is healthy work for women and men? - A case-control study of gender- and sector-specific effects of psycho-social working conditions on long-term sickness absence
Department of Sociology, Stockholm University and Department of Analysis, Swedish National Institute for Working Life, Stockholm, Sweden
Work 27:153-63. 2006
..Thus, the active learning hypothesis receives no support for women in the Swedish working population in general...
- Health and safety of older nurses
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, School of Nursing, 27402, USA
Nurs Outlook 53:66-72. 2005
..Overall, older RNs reported higher levels of physical and mental health than the national norm. Efforts must be made to keep older RNs healthy so we can retain them in the workforce...
- Overworked? On the relationship between workload and health worker performance
Chr Michelsen Institute, Bergen, Norway
J Health Econ 29:686-98. 2010
..Training has a positive effect on quality but is not in itself sufficient to raise quality to adequate levels...
- Aging, experienced nurses: their value and needs
Dorcas C Fitzgerald
Youngstown State University, Youngstown OH, United States of America
Contemp Nurse 24:237-42. 2007
..For this article, aging, older and mature refer to experienced nurses in their 40s, 50s and 60s.)...
- Computer mouse use predicts acute pain but not prolonged or chronic pain in the neck and shoulder
J H Andersen
Johan Hviid Andersen, Department of Occupational Medicine, Herning Hospital, 7400 Herning, Denmark
Occup Environ Med 65:126-31. 2008
..Computer use may have an adverse effect on musculoskeletal outcomes. This study assessed the risk of neck and shoulder pain associated with objectively recorded professional computer use...
- Reductions in workload and reporting time by use of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus screening with MRSASelect medium compared to mannitol-salt medium supplemented with oxacillin
Philippe R S Lagacé-Wiens
Clinical Microbiology, Saint Boniface General Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 2A6, Canada
J Clin Microbiol 46:1174-7. 2008
..the implementation of an MRSA screening protocol using a selective chromogenic medium (MRSASelect) reduced the workload for this screening test by 63.7% overall and by 12...
- Work-life conflict and associations with work- and nonwork-related factors and with physical and mental health outcomes: a nationally representative cross-sectional study in Switzerland
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
BMC Public Health 9:435. 2009
- Practice effects, workload, and reaction time in deception
Jennifer M C Vendemia
University of South Carolina, Department of Psychology, Columbia 29209, USA
Am J Psychol 118:413-29. 2005
..Findings indicate that deceptive responding generates longer RTs than does truthful responding and that this relationship remains constant with practice. We use these findings to support a cognitive model of deception...
- A prospective observation of onsets of health defects associated with working hours
Occupational Health Training Center, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
Ind Health 41:101-8. 2003
..Also, it might be useful to observe the onset of mental disorders in work of less than 50 hours with the workers' perception of work time...
- Low back pain as a predictor of long-term work disability
University of Oslo, Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, Oslo, Norway
Scand J Public Health 30:288-92. 2002
..To investigate low back pain (LBP), with and without other musculoskeletal pains, as a predictor of long-term work disability...
- Job stress, social support at work, and insomnia in Japanese shift workers
National Institute of Industrial Health, Kawasaki, Japan
J Hum Ergol (Tokyo) 30:203-9. 2001
..8; adjusted OR 1.5). Our findings suggest the low social support at work independently associated with insomnia in shift workers...
- Job satisfaction of staff and the team environment in Australian general practice
Mark F Harris
Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
Med J Aust 186:570-3. 2007
..To study the work satisfaction of general practice staff, the differences between types of staff, and the individual and organisational factors associated with work satisfaction...