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MS. K. Sathiya, MS. V. Santhi, Ms. S. Nalini, Mr. R. Vijayaraj

Keywords : Burnout, Stress, Orthopedic ward and Orthopedic Nurses

Citation Information : Sathiya MK, Santhi MV, Nalini MS, Vijayaraj MR. A STUDY TO ASSESS THE BURNOUT AMONG NURSES AT SELECTED HOSPITAL CHENNAI. 2015; 8 (2):45-48.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-8-2-45

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-05-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2015; The Author(s).


The aim of this study was to assess the burnout among orthopedic nurses. Totally 30 sample were selected by using simple random sampling methods in orthopedic ward. The result revels that in relation to Emotional exhaustion majority 26(87%) of them had low level of burnout, 4(13%) had moderate level of burnout and none of them had high level of burnout. With regards to depersonalization majority 17(57%) of them 17(57%) had moderate level of burnout, 13(43%) had low level of burnout and 6(20%) had high level of burnout. With respect to Personal achievement majority 15(50%) of them had high level of burnout, 7(23%) had low level of burnout and 2(7%) had moderate level of burnout.

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