Thursday, August 25, 2011

Burnout In ICU Could Be Decreased By More Female Nurses

Yesterday, Grace Rattue, of, detailed the findings of a study conducted by Swiss researchers and published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine that sought to establish a correlation between higher female nurse staffing ratios and decreased employee burnout. With over 3,000 people in 72 Swiss ICUs evaluated, the study found that not only were higher ratio of female nurses associated with a reduced overall risk of burnout, but female caregivers were also more likely to say they experienced stress.

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