Nurse and doctors both are important part of a hospital and there occupation is full of stress despite of different level of employment (Scott, 2013). Stress is classified as a precursor or stimulus in response to certain situations, interactions and harsh behaviors. It can also be defined as psychological behavior of a person in response to the environmental condition risking his or her life in danger. In hospital setup, there are certain issues relating to patients, long work hours, misinterpretations, shortage of medications and shortage of instruments that create stress for doctors and nurses. Such events predispose the stress factor and can be threating.
Before anything else, however, we must consider why these events occur in the first place and how the nurse manager plays a part in dealing with such violence. There are various reasons why violence happens in the hospital, it is most likely those patients who are under the influence of alcohol or drugs are unlikely to adequately handle their emotions and behaviours. Patients with head contusions are not able to control their behaviours which can be impetuous and violent at times, when a death occurs. Anger takes the place of anguish and sadness which can be directed at hospital staff or other visitors. Elongated waiting times and delays can cause violence and when waiting and anxiety combine, the outcome can be irritated and angry patients and family members, the same can result from
Nurses are exposed to multiple stressful demands and pressures from workplace, family, and other factors as represented by Ostelle in the transactional model of stress and health and are therefor at very high risk of an array of safety, health and other issues. Nurses confront a range of occupational health and safety (OHS) risks in their roles of providing care and comfort to the sick and aged. While much has been done to identify and control the physical risks associated with nursing work, such as manual handling, ergonomics, chemical and biological hazards, not much has been achieved in successfully recognising the very real psychological risks encountered by
Musculoskeletal disorders are disorder of the musculoskeletal system which results from repeated exposure to hazards or risk factors in the workplace. The musculoskeletal system includes all muscles, bones, tendons, bursa, joints, and intervertebral discs.1 MDS are among the most costly health care problems facing society today. Indicated that psychosocial factors, individual factors, workplace physical requirements, and workplace organizational factors have been associated with risk. Since musculoskeletal risk is multi-dimensional, the magnitude of risk attributable to various factors can be of importance to scientists and policy makers in designing countermeasures to reduce injury incidence. Traditionally, the disciplines of biomechanics,
In America, people all over the world deals with stress. Being a nurse is a stressful job. Being stress can be fatigue and even cause ill health for an individual. Stressing in the environment can cause employees to stressful situations causing difficult health, and safety problems not only for the nurses, but also for their patients. Many workers suffer from stress.
Nurses are more prone to violence because they work as front-line care providers serve in a wide variety of settings caring for individuals or patients who face all types of trauma, suffering, and life-altering events regardless of their conditions. Exposure to violence while carrying out duties adversely affect nurses physically and psychologically and may lead to loss of concentration, inattention to ethical guidelines, making mistakes, absence from shifts, repeated absenteeism, inattention to patients, dislike of job, reduced job satisfaction and refusal to work in stressful wards. Nurse experiencing violence in workplace, may decide to transfer to another section or may give up nursing altogether. Though the prevalence is high, violence among nurses is often considered as a part of job and only three out of ten nurses reports physical violence.  This may result in significant additional costs on treatment centers and extra burden in the community.
Rape and sexual violence affects millions of people each year. Anyone, regardless of race, gender, or sexuality can experience these tragedies. Rape is someone taking advantage of someone sexually. Sexual assault can be verbal, physical, or anything that forces a person to join in unwanted sexual contact or attention. Sexual assault and rape are serious social and widespread health issues.
1.Based on Chapter 11, what is your interpretation of violence in nursing? Nurses can experience violence from other nurses, other health professionals, patients, visitors, and strangers. To this day violence continues to be a major professional issue nurses face (Hockley, 2017). Violence does not only involve physical aspects, but nonphysical aspects like emotional and finical burdens. Something like spreading rumors or making someone feel intimidated or threatened can be consider nonphysical violence.
He calmed down, but the next day they decide d to take him to a psychiatrist, Dr. Edmonds. But the Dr. quickly dismisses the problem, explaining that it’s probably a reaction for all the recent commotion, but that it’ll pass. Some more time passes and Danny seems to be overwhelmed with curiosity and is tempted by tony to see what resides in room 217, he finds an old women laying inside of the bathroom in her own rotting water, she suddenly chokes Danny, but he escapes. As this occurs Jack more and more discovers things about the hotel, he is being consumed by all of this. That night Jack goes crazy and hears his father on the radio of the kitchen to kill his wife and Danny, but he denies it and destroys the radio.
INTRODUCTION Joint pain is very common and can affect almost all joints i.e knee, shoulder, ankles, feet and hands. As you get older, painful joints become increasingly more common Many a times joints pain is perceived which comes from other structures of body like tendons,nerves,bones etc and sometimes psychological problems may lead to pain. So appropriate diagnosis is essential by experienced specialists for the proper treatment. True joint pain (arthralgia) is due to the disorder within joints per se, may be associated with inflammation (inflammatory arthritis). The most common symptom of joint inflammation is pain.