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Determinants Affecting the Rationing of Nursing Care and Professional Burnout among Oncology Nurses.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2022 Jun 11;19(12). Epub 2022 Jun 11.

Department of Nursing and Obstetrics, Wroclaw Medical University, 51-618 Wroclaw, Poland.

Rationing of nursing care (RNC) is characterized by the omission of any aspect of the required patient care, resulting in incomplete or delayed nursing activities. Oncology nurses are exposed to a very high psychological burden, which can lead to the development of professional burnout syndrome (PBS). The level of PBS might be related to life and job satisfaction. Read More

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Chronic Fatigue Exhibits Heterogeneous Autoimmunity Characteristics Which Reflect Etiology.

Pathophysiology 2022 May 25;29(2):187-199. Epub 2022 May 25.

Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Saint Petersburg State University, Universitetskaya emb, 7-9, 199034 St. Petersburg, Russia.

Chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is considered to be associated with post-viral complications and mental stress, but the role of autoimmunity also remains promising. A comparison of autoimmune profiles in chronic fatigue of different origin may bring insights on the pathogenesis of this disease. Thirty-three patients with CFS/ME were divided into three subgroups. Read More

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The impact of mental workload, work-related and socio-demographic factors on job burnout among emergency medical staff.

Work 2022 Jun 17. Epub 2022 Jun 17.

Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.

Background: Job burnout syndrome is caused by prolonged exposure to difficult working conditions. Emergency medical services (EMS) staff are exposed to varying levels of mental workload (MWL) depending on the operation, so it is more likely that they experience burnout syndrome.

Objective: The main aim of the current research was to investigate the effect of MWL, work-related and socio-demographic factors on job burnout among Iranian EMS staff. Read More

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Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 infection and SARS-CoV-2-specific antibody detection among healthcare workers and hospital staff of a university hospital in Colombia.

IJID Reg 2022 Jun 23;3:150-156. Epub 2022 Mar 23.

Division of Population Health, Fundación Santa Fe de Bogotá, Colombia.

Objective: The aim of this study was to determine current and previous SARS-COV-2 infection, and describe risk factors associated with seropositivity, among HCWs and hospital staff between June and October of 2020.

Methodology: Data from the day of enrollment for a prospective cohort study were analyzed to determine point prevalence and seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 infection in HCWs and hospital staff of a university hospital in Colombia. Respiratory samples were collected to perform RT-PCR tests, along with blood samples to measure SARS-CoV-2 IgM and IgG antibodies. Read More

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Burnout Among School Teachers During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Jazan Region, Saudi Arabia.

Front Psychol 2022 3;13:849328. Epub 2022 Jun 3.

Department of Family and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Jazan University, Jazan, Saudi Arabia.

Background: Burnout is a syndrome that results from stressors in the work environment that have not been successfully managed. The prevalence of burnout among schoolteachers was always controversial. COVID-19 pandemic added more stressors to teachers since they had to change their working styles in response to the pandemic lockdowns or curfews. Read More

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Burnout syndrome among healthcare workers during COVID-19 Pandemic in Accra, Ghana.

PLoS One 2022 16;17(6):e0268404. Epub 2022 Jun 16.

Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana.

Background: The emergence of the corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has increased the workload of health workers particularly those in sub-Saharan Africa predisposing them to extra job-related stress and its associated job-related burnout. Burnout reduces the number, distribution and productivity of health workers. This study sought to determine personal and job-related characteristics of health workers in Accra, Ghana that influenced their experience of burnout during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

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Assessment of job satisfaction, self-efficacy, and the level of professional burnout of primary and secondary school teachers in Poland during the COVID-19 pandemic.

PeerJ 2022 10;10:e13349. Epub 2022 Jun 10.

Institute of Physical Culture Sciences, Medical College of Rzeszów University, Rzeszów, Poland.

Background: The work of teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic created additional challenges and required them to go beyond conventional teaching methods, which in turn required teachers to be more resilient and caused stress and excessive workload. The aim of the study was to assess the level of occupational burnout, the sense of job satisfaction and the self-efficacy of primary and secondary school teachers working during the COVID-19 pandemic in Poland.

Methods: This is a cross-sectional descriptive study conducted among 412 teachers from randomly selected primary and secondary schools in the Podkarpacie region in Poland. Read More

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The impact of Klinefelter syndrome on socioeconomic status: a multicentre study.

Endocr Connect 2022 Jun 1. Epub 2022 Jun 1.

H Claahsen-van der Grinten, Department of pediatric endocrinology, Radboudumc, Nijmegen, Netherlands.

Klinefelter syndrome (KS) is associated with an increased risk of neuropsychological morbidity, such as learning disabilities, which may have a significant impact on socio-economic status (SES). The objective of this study was to investigate SES in men with KS, and to associate this outcome with social participation, age at diagnosis, testosterone therapy and physical and mental health status. Men with KS were recruited in 14 clinical study centres in 6 European countries which participated in the European dsd-LIFE study. Read More

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Are the Harris Hip Score and the Hip Outcome Score valid patient-reported outcome measures for femoroacetabular impingement syndrome?

Braz J Phys Ther 2022 Jun 2;26(4):100422. Epub 2022 Jun 2.

Graduate Program in Rehabilitation Sciences, Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre (UFCSPA), Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil. Electronic address:

Background: The International Hip Outcome Tool (iHOT-33) is a reference instrument among the Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) to assess people with hip disorders, including femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) syndrome. Older questionnaires such as the Harris Hip Score, or its modified version (mHHS), and the Hip Outcome Score (HOS), through the full version or its subscales (Activities of Daily Living-ADL; and Sports) are still used in the clinical setting and their construct validity is so far underexplored.

Objective: To assess the construct validity of mHHS and HOS-ADL compared with iHOT-33 by hypothesis testing in a large sample of patients with FAI syndrome. Read More

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Burnout syndrome (BOS) among resident doctors in an Egyptian tertiary care university hospital: Prevalence and determinants during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Int J Soc Psychiatry 2022 Jun 13:207640221104698. Epub 2022 Jun 13.

Orthopaedic Department, Assiut University Hospital, Egypt.

Objectives: The current study aimed to detect the BOS prevalence and determinants among residents working during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in an Egyptian tertiary university referral hospital.

Methods: A cross-sectional study evaluating the working period from June to November 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic second wave, through a five sections questionnaire evaluating: 1 - sociodemographic characteristics, 2 - job characteristics, 3 - negative thoughts related to their job, 4 - resident's health problems, and 5 - evaluating BOS through Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI) scale (including emotional exhaustion [EE], depersonalization [DP], and personal accomplishment [PA] as subscales).

Results: We included 230 residents with a median age of 27 years. Read More

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Latent Occupational Burnout Profiles of Working Women.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2022 May 27;19(11). Epub 2022 May 27.

Division of Health Psychology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Collegium Medicum Jagiellonian University, 31-008 Kraków, Poland.

According to scientific research, emergency call-takers and dispatchers (ECD) are particularly vulnerable to burnout syndrome. It can be observed that this occupation is predominantly performed by women. Moreover, the studies on occupational burnout indicate its different causes depending on employees' gender. Read More

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Emotional Intelligence and Burnout Among Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Residents.

Front Public Health 2022 20;10:851408. Epub 2022 May 20.

Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Background: Burnout syndrome is common among surgical residents, negatively affecting their mental health, physical wellbeing, and work performance. We investigated the relationship between emotional intelligence (EI) and burnout among Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck surgery residents.

Methods: This cross-sectional study examined 51 residents across different Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck surgery programs at various hospitals in Saudi Arabia using a survey conducted between January 2021 and March 2021. Read More

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Well-being in the Intensive Care Unit: Looking Beyond COVID-19.

Anesthesiol Clin 2022 Jun 31;40(2):373-382. Epub 2022 Jan 31.

Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA. Electronic address:

Burnout among critical care personnel has increased due to the additional psychological and physical demands of caring for critically ill patients with limited resources. Factors that increase the risk of burnout include compassion fatigue, lack of control over the work environment, difficult interpersonal relationships, and constant exposure to end-of-life issues. Organizational commitment to physician wellbeing depends on improving workplace efficiency, recognizing stressors in the critical care environment, and providing resources to help manage staffing shortages. Read More

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Pathophysiology of SARS-CoV2 Mediated Depression, Therapeutics and Consequences: A Comprehensive Narrative.

Mini Rev Med Chem 2022 Jun 3. Epub 2022 Jun 3.

Departments of Biochemistry, University of Allahabad, Allahabad 211002, UP-India.

The corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome corona virus type 2 (SARS-CoV-2), belongs to emerging and reemerging diseases, which was first identified and reported in Wuhan, China, during December 2019. The genetic sequence of SARS-CoV-2 was similar to SARS virus, a β-corona virus. The epidemiologicalstudies suggest that the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 mainly occurs from an infected person to others through close contact with the respiratory droplets or by having contact with SARS-CoV-2adhering toobjects and surfaces. Read More

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[Hyper-IgE syndrome in adults characterized by disseminated mixed infection: a case report and literature review].

Zhonghua Jie He He Hu Xi Za Zhi 2022 Jun;45(6):546-551

Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Shenzhen People's Hospital (The Second Clinical Medical College, Jinan University; the First Affiliated Hospital, Southern University of Science and Technology), Shenzhen Institute of Respiratory Diseases in Shenzhen People's Hospital, Shenzhen 518020,China.

To improve the awareness of hyper-IgE syndrome (HIES) characterized by disseminated infection. We retrospectively analyzed a patient with HIES characterized by and mixed disseminated infection in Shenzhen People's Hospital. The clinical manifestations, results of laboratory tests/genetic examinations, therapeutic strategies and prognosis were summarized. Read More

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Hyper-IgE and Carcinoma in CADINS Disease.

Front Immunol 2022 16;13:878989. Epub 2022 May 16.

Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany.

Background: Atopic dermatitis (AD) affects up to 25% of children and 10% of adults in Western countries. When severe or recurrent infections and exceedingly elevated serum IgE levels occur in AD patients, an inborn error of immunity (IEI) may be suspected. The International Union of Immunological Societies classification lists variants in different genes responsible for so-called Hyper-IgE syndromes. Read More

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The burnout construct with reference to healthcare providers: A narrative review.

SAGE Open Med 2022 14;10:20503121221083080. Epub 2022 Mar 14.

School of Oral Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Burnout syndrome is a psychological response to long-term exposure to occupational stressors. It is characterized by emotional exhaustion, cognitive weariness and physical fatigue, and it may occur in association with any occupation, but is most frequently observed among professionals who work directly with people, particularly in institutional settings. Healthcare professionals who work directly with patients and are frequently exposed to work overload and excessive clinical demands, to ethical dilemmas, to pressing occupational schedules and to managerial challenges; who have to make complex judgements and difficult decisions; and who have relatively little autonomy over their job-related tasks are at risk of developing clinical burnout. Read More

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Epidemiological Study of Infection and Death Due to COVID-19 in Fars Province, Iran, From February to September 2020.

Iran J Med Sci 2022 May;47(3):219-226

Communicable Disease Control Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.

Background: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has entered our lives with the fear of outbreak, death, and recurrence. Our objective in this study is to evaluate the epidemiological features of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection and death in Fars province, Iran.

Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted from February 18 to September 30, 2020, where age, history of underlying diseases, sex, community-wide quarantine, nationality, close contact, pregnancy, medical staff job, traveling , and residency were compared between alive and deceased groups. Read More

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Profiles of Occupational Burnout in the Group of Representatives of High-Risk Professions in Poland.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2022 05 22;19(10). Epub 2022 May 22.

Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Kazimierz Wielki University, 85-867 Bydgoszcz, Poland.

(1) Background: Working in a high-risk profession is associated with taking on a large responsibility and risking loss of health or life. These professions include, among others, air traffic controllers, firefighters, and ECDs. People working in these professions are particularly vulnerable to experiencing high levels of stress and developing professional burnout syndrome. Read More

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Risk factors associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection in a multiethnic cohort of United Kingdom healthcare workers (UK-REACH): A cross-sectional analysis.

PLoS Med 2022 May 26;19(5):e1004015. Epub 2022 May 26.

Department of Respiratory Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom.

Background: Healthcare workers (HCWs), particularly those from ethnic minority groups, have been shown to be at disproportionately higher risk of infection with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) compared to the general population. However, there is insufficient evidence on how demographic and occupational factors influence infection risk among ethnic minority HCWs.

Methods And Findings: We conducted a cross-sectional analysis using data from the baseline questionnaire of the United Kingdom Research study into Ethnicity and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outcomes in Healthcare workers (UK-REACH) cohort study, administered between December 2020 and March 2021. Read More

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Close physical proximity on the job-An exposure matrix.

Am J Ind Med 2022 Jul 22;65(7):537-547. Epub 2022 May 22.

California Department of Public Health, Occupational Health Branch, Richmond, California, USA.

Background: The workplace is a setting for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) transmission via respiratory droplets and aerosols for those working in close proximity to others. Currently, limited methods exist for assessing SARS-CoV-2 exposure. Since occupation serves as a surrogate measure, job exposure matrices (JEMs) can be useful for population-based exposure assessment for a portion of exposure. Read More

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COVID-19 Prevalence in UNIVI Group Nursing Homes and Multilevel Geriatric Hospitals: Epidemiological Study of Immunological Status with Rapid Serological Tests for Diagnostic Guidance and Follow Up.

J Nutr Health Aging 2022 ;26(5):477-484

Adèle de Malherbe, 6 avenue du Maréchal Franche d'Esperey - 78000 Versailles, France, twitter :

Background/objectives: To date, data are lacking on the proportion of residents, and employees who have actually been exposed to SARS-Cov-2 in nursing homes and geriatric healthcare institutions, as well as the evolution of their serological status and the recurrence of Covid-19. The primary objective was to determine the prevalence of COVID-19 using NG Biotech rapid serological tests among caregivers and residents. The secondary objectives were to determine: prevalence according to RT PCR tests or clinical diagnosis; the risk factors (autonomy, arterial hypertension, diabetes mellitus) and clinical presentation (e. Read More

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Changes in drug poisoning mortality before and after the COVID-19 pandemic by occupation in Massachusetts.

Am J Ind Med 2022 Jul 16;65(7):556-566. Epub 2022 May 16.

Schools of Pharmacy, MCPHS University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Background: Incidence of drug poisoning deaths has increased during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Previous research has established that risks differ for drug poisoning death according to occupation, and that workers also have a different risk for exposure to and death from COVID-19. This study sought to determine whether workers in certain occupations had drug poisoning mortality rates that increased in 2020 (the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic) compared to the average mortality rate for workers in those occupations during the previous 3 years. Read More

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Burnout Risks among Salespersons Under Job Demand and the Mediating Role of Abusive Supervision.

Indian J Occup Environ Med 2022 Jan-Mar;26(1):26-28. Epub 2022 Apr 7.

Department of Commerce and Management, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Kochi, India.

Context: Salespersons in privately held retail textile shops face physical, emotional, and mental stresses, and most supervisors are untrained and abusive. These stresses may cause salesperson burnout.

Aims: To determine the effect of abusive supervision on the connection between job demands and job burnout. Read More

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The Impostor Phenomenon in the Nutrition and Dietetics Profession: An Online Cross-Sectional Survey.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2022 05 3;19(9). Epub 2022 May 3.

Department of Counseling Psychology, Delaware Valley University, Doylestown, PA 18901, USA.

The impostor phenomenon (IP) (also known as impostor syndrome) describes high-achieving individuals who, despite their objective successes, fail to internalize their accomplishments and have persistent self-doubt and fear of being exposed as a fraud or impostor. This study aimed to assess the prevalence and predictors of IP within a sample of nutrition and dietetics students and practitioners. An online cross-sectional survey was conducted and utilized a non-random, convenience sampling approach. Read More

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Sleep Satisfaction May Modify the Association between Metabolic Syndrome and BMI, Respectively, and Occupational Stress in Japanese Office Workers.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2022 04 22;19(9). Epub 2022 Apr 22.

Precision Health, Department of Bioengineering, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku 113-8656, Tokyo, Japan.

The association between obesity and psychological stress is ambiguous. The aim is to investigate the association between metabolic syndrome (MetS) and body mass index (BMI), respectively, with occupational stress among Japanese office workers. The study is a secondary analysis of the intervention group from a randomized controlled trial. Read More

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Associations between single and combined occupational mechanical exposures and surgery for subacromial impingement syndrome: a nationwide Danish cohort study.

Scand J Work Environ Health 2022 May 9. Epub 2022 May 9.

Danish Ramazzini Centre, Department of Occupational Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Palle Juul-Jensens Boulevard 99, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark. E-mail:

Objective: This study aimed to evaluate whether the risk of surgery for subacromial impingement syndrome (SIS) increases with the number of combined occupational mechanical exposures compared with single exposure.

Methods: We reanalyzed data from a register-based cohort study of the entire Danish working population (N=2 374 403) with 14 118 events of surgery for SIS (2003-2008). Exposure information in 10-year windows was obtained by combining occupational codes with a job exposure matrix. Read More

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Relationship between perceived threat of COVID-19 and burnout among frontline nurses: A mediation analysis.

Brain Behav 2022 Jun 4;12(6):e2601. Epub 2022 May 4.

Faculty of Business and Economics, Girne American University Girne Cyprus, HRM, Organizational Psychology.

Background: Burnout of nurses during the Coronavirus of 2019 pandemic can end up extremely expensive for societies. It is found that positive religious coping (PRC) and a secure God attachment are effective for shielding against the adverse consequences of being exposed to stressful situations.

Methods: This research explores the relationships among God attachment, religious coping, and burnout among nurses who are confronted with COVID-19 as a perceived threat through a model based on the combination of attachment theory and the Job Demands-Resources model. Read More

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Prevalence of burnout syndrome during the COVID-19 pandemic and associated factors.

Radiologia (Engl Ed) 2022 Mar-Apr;64(2):119-127

Área Clínica de Imagen Médica, Hospital Universitario y Politécnico La Fe, Valencia, Spain; Grupo de Investigación Biomédica en Imagen (GIBI230), Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria La Fe, Valencia, Spain; Académico de Número de la Real Academia Nacional de Medicina de España.

Background: The coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) epidemic spread throughout the world from the beginning of 2020, increasing healthcare professionals' workloads and levels of physical and emotional stress.

Aims: To determine the prevalence of burnout syndrome in Spanish radiologists during the COVID-19 pandemic and the factors associated with the development of this syndrome, and to compare these findings with those obtained before the pandemic.

Methods: This observation study took place between April 2020 and August 2020 (during the pandemic) through an online survey. Read More

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