Effect of Perceived Stress in Nurses Working in Surgical Units During the Coronavirus Outbreak on Covid 19 Anxiety and Sleep Quality


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  • Bilsev Demir Malatya Turgut Özal Üniversitesi, Sağlık Bilimleri Fakültesi

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46648/gnj.334

Keywords:

Surgical nurse, COVID-19 pandemic, stress, anxiety, sleep quality

Abstract

Aim: The research was carried out to examine the stress perceived by surgical nurses during the coronavirus epidemic, Covid 19 anxiety and sleep quality. Method: 124 surgical nurses working in surgery and operating room between November and December 2021 were included in the descriptive and correlational study. Research data were obtained by using the 'Perceived Stress Scale (PSÖ-14)', 'Coronavirus Anxiety Scale', and 'Richard-Campbell Sleep Quality Scale'. Results: It was determined that 43.5% of the surgical nurses included in the study were between the ages of 31-43, 73.4% were women, 54.8% were undergraduates, and 70.2% were married. It was determined that 75.8% of the participants were nurses working in surgical clinics and 75.8% were giving care to patients with COVID-19. There was a weak positive and significant relationship between the Nurses' Perceived Stress Scale and the Coronavirus Anxiety Scale, and a negative weak and significant relationship with the Richard-Campbell Sleep Quality Scale (p<0.05). Conclusion: In this study, there is a relationship between perceived stress and coronavirus anxiety and sleep quality. It was found that the perceived stress of nurses working in surgical units during the coronavirus epidemic had an effect on covid 19 anxiety and sleep quality.

Published

2022-07-02

How to Cite

Demir, B. (2022). Effect of Perceived Stress in Nurses Working in Surgical Units During the Coronavirus Outbreak on Covid 19 Anxiety and Sleep Quality. GEVHER NESIBE JOURNAL OF MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES, 7(16), 111–117. https://doi.org/10.46648/gnj.334

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