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Stress in Nurses Working in Health Facilities during the COVID-19 Pandemic in North Lima

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Hernan Matta-Solis ,
Hernan Matta-Solis

Instituto Peruano de Salud Familiar, TIC Research Center: eHealth & eEducation. Lima, Perú

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Eva Ventura-Hernandez ,
Eva Ventura-Hernandez

Universidad Cesar Vallejo, Escuela de Posgrado. Lima, Perú

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Anika Remuzgo-Artezano ,
Anika Remuzgo-Artezano

Universidad Norbert Wiener, Escuela de Posgrado. Lima, Perú

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Hernan Matta-Perez ,
Hernan Matta-Perez

Instituto Peruano de Salud Familiar, TIC Research Center: eHealth & eEducation. Lima, Perú

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Alejandro Cruzata-Martinez ,
Alejandro Cruzata-Martinez

Instituto Peruano de Salud Familiar, TIC Research Center: eHealth & eEducation. Lima, Perú

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Rosa Perez-Siguas ,
Rosa Perez-Siguas

Instituto Peruano de Salud Familiar, TIC Research Center: eHealth & eEducation. Lima, Perú

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Brian Meneses-Claudio ,
Brian Meneses-Claudio

Universidad Científica del Sur, Facultad de Ciencias Empresariales. Lima, Perú

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Olga Valderrama-Rios ,
Olga Valderrama-Rios

Universidad Cesar Vallejo, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud. Lima, Perú

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Abstract

Introduction: The occupational stressing nursing professionals is one of the most common problems within their work environment, factors such as shortage of biosafety equipment, high patient demand and not having adequate communication between staff, causes stress to increase considerably interfering with care of quality in patients, therefore the research objective is to determine the stress in nurses working in health facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic in North Lima.
Methods: It is a quantitative, descriptive-transversal study with a population of 255 nurses who answered a questionnaire of sociodemographic data and the Nursing Stress Scale in its Spanish version.
Results: In the results it was observed that professionals who are on duty between 1 and 5 years, 22.4% have low stress, 43.9% medium stress and 33.6% high stress.
Conclusions: In conclusion, strategies should be carried out to maintain the healthy mental health of nurses through counseling with professionals specialized in mental health.

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Matta-Solis H, Ventura-Hernandez E, Remuzgo-Artezano A, Matta-Perez H, Cruzata-Martinez A, Perez-Siguas R, Meneses-Claudio B, Valderrama-Rios O. Stress in Nurses Working in Health Facilities during the COVID-19 Pandemic in North Lima. Salud, Ciencia y Tecnología [Internet]. 2023 Oct. 25 [cited 2024 May 19];3:539. Available from: https://revista.saludcyt.ar/ojs/index.php/sct/article/view/539

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