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The Stress and Coping Strategies in Nurses of a Tertiary Hospital, Punjab Leghari, Shazia Yasmeen; Mukhtar, Madiha; Arshad, Sidra
Basic and Applied Nursing Research Journal Vol 1 No 1 (2020): Basic and Applied Nursing Research Journal (BANRJ)
Publisher : Future Science

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Introduction: Stress is a non-specific reaction over organic entities initiated. Adapting for stress (coping) may be portrayed concerning illustration that fruitful management from claiming issues and particular distressing circumstances. The aim of this study is to assess the level of stress and coping strategies in nurses working at DHQ teaching hospital Dera ghazi khan Punjab Pakistan. Method: In this study, quantitative cross-sectional study design is used. A self-administered questionnaire was designed to assess the job-related stress level and coping strategies among nurses. The data was analyzed by SPSS version-18. Results: Out of 100 nurses, only (02) 2% nurses show severe level of stress, (76) 76% show moderate level of stress and remaining (22) 22% were mildly stressed. The level of stress attains maximum value r = +1, the coping strategy is r = 0.218 in one-tailed in term of two-tail its value become .030 having negative correlation one variable increase other decreased and vice versa. Conclusions: This study concluded that as the coping level of nurse’s increase the stress level goes down and when nurses fail to cope the stress level become increased. The night shift enhances the work load and cause stress and qualified nurses cope with stress more effectively than diploma holders.
The Perception of Intermediate Students Regarding Awareness, Image, and Ca-reer Choice of Nursing Profession in Dera Ghazi Khan Mukhtar , Madiha; Arshad, Sidra; Rana, Atooba; M Saifullah
Basic and Applied Nursing Research Journal Vol 1 No 1 (2020): Basic and Applied Nursing Research Journal (BANRJ)
Publisher : Future Science

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Health care system is envolving and the services demand are increasing. As the important workforce in health care system, nurses play a critical role in health promotion, disease prevention and delivering primary and community care. This study was aimed to observe the perception of higher secondary school students regarding nursing Profession in Dera Ghazi khan. A cross-sectional study method was applied to 112 students of intermediates of 3 different private sectors. Data collected from 60 males and 52 females. Data were collected by a valid and reliable tested questionnaire and analyzed by descriptive statistics (mean + standard deviation). Questionnaire was about the evaluation the perception of respondents regarding awareness, image and career choice of nursing profession. The results obtained that 88% respondents were aware about the nursing profession and duties. As 79.4% respondents accepted that “Nursing is a respected profession”. As 38% respondents did not consider nursing as career choice. regarding the nursing profession This study was revealed that the percentage of males about awareness, image and career choice are higher than females. The difference in percentage can be due to higher frequency of males (60) as compared to females (52). The average of male regarding awareness is 30 % and in females is 25 %. The average of males about nursing image is 30 % and of females is 39 % Average percentage of males about nursing image is 48% and of females is 39%.