Quality of Life in Nurses; Case Study of Shahid Beheshti Hospital of Kashan City, Iran

Farrokhian, A.R. and Motaghi, M. and Sharif, M.R. (2016) Quality of Life in Nurses; Case Study of Shahid Beheshti Hospital of Kashan City, Iran. International Archives of Health Sciences, 3.

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Abstract

Abstract Aims: Nurses are the greatest group of healthcare system service providers and lack of sufficient attentions to their quality of life will lead to the challenge of their service providing. The present study was designed to evaluate the quality of life in all nurses of different wards of a Hospital in Kashan City, Iran. Instrument & Methods: This cross-sectional descriptive study was carried in all nearly 500 nurses of Shahid Besheshti Hospital of Kashan City, Iran, in 2015-2016. Sampling was done at all different wards of the hospital and 200 nurses were selected randomly. Data was collected by the standard version of Quality of Life and Short Form of Heath Survey. The collected data was entered into the SPSS 16 software and were analyzed using descriptive statistics and independent T test. Findings: There were no significant differences in physical health, mental health, environmental health, social communications and the quality of life according to nurses wards but significant differences were observed between the scores according to their position and working shift. There were significant differences in the status of mental and physical health according to gender (between males and females), marital status (between singles and marrieds) and employment status. Conclusion: The status of nurses’ quality of life is moderate in Shahid Beheshti Hospital of Kashan and it has relationship with work shift, position and workplace.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Nursing
Divisions: International Archives of Health Sciences Journal
Depositing User: ART . editor
Date Deposited: 06 May 2017 13:08
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2017 12:54
URI: http://eprints.kaums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1398

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