A Qualitative Descriptive Cross-Sectional Study to Assess the Development of Stress Among Fujairah Primary Health Care Nurses, And Ways of Coping Up During Covid-19 Pandemic Crisis.
Author(s): Reena Varghese*, Amal AlHantoubi, Tiji Mathai, Jindiya Chris, Alma and Gils Jacob
Aim: This study aimed to explore perceptions of the most salient sources of stress in the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic in a sample of nurses who were working in Fujairah Primary health care during the year 2020-2021. Background: During the pandemic process, nurses reported experiencing stress due to a very high risk of being infected and workload. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has exposed nurses to conditions that threaten their health, well-being, and ability to work. It is therefore critical to study nurses’ experiences and well-being during the current crisis to identify risk groups for ill health and potential sources of organizational intervention. Method: A qualitative descriptive cross-sectional study with a sample consisting of 180 nurses working in Fujairah Primary health care centers. To collect data, an online survey quest.. Read More»