NUR 440 Annotatd Bibliography 6.2.19.docx - Running head 4-3 MILESTONE THREE ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY 4-3 Milestone Three Annotated Bibliography NUR 440

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Running head: 4-3 MILESTONE THREE: ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY 1 4-3 Milestone Three: Annotated Bibliography NUR 440 Southern New Hampshire University June 2, 2019 4-3 Milestone Three - Annotated Bibliography
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4-3 MILESTONE THREE - ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY 2 PICO(T) question: Do hospice nurses have a higher burnout rate or compassion fatigue compared to other nurses who do not encounter death as frequently, and what are the triggers, effects, interventions, and coping skills utilized for this group of nurses, that may best decrease burnout and compassion fatigue? Annotated Bibliography Baillie, L., (2017). Review: Burnout and its relationship to empathy in nursing: A review of the literature. Journal of Research in Nursing,22(1-2), 23-24. doi:10.1177/1744987116679062 The research for this particular article was performed to determine the level of compassion fatigue or burnout amongst caregivers who care for hospice patients, and the sources of their work-related stress and specific ways to cope with the pressure, decreasing burnout, and a better understanding of the relationship between empathy and burnout. The study reviewed several research studies that looked at the criteria, all being quantitative design and qualitative studies. The various studies included in this analysis were from five different countries and sample size for one particularly interesting study mentioned in this article is comprised a group of 241 healthcare professionals who were employed by twenty different hospices, and who had at least six months experience in providing hospice patient care. A standardized questionnaire was utilized to assess for burnout, while another survey was used to determine demographic information, sources of work-related stress, and the various ways of coping with the work- related stress. In the end, the results of the survey revealed the extent of burnout amid the hospice healthcare caregivers was low and did not have a significant
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4-3 MILESTONE THREE - ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY 3 correlation upon the demographic factors, the number of years of experience or the type of hospice care. That said, lesser degrees of burnout was recognized in 6% of the caregivers, while a significant degree of burnout was realized in 28% of the caregivers. The workers and the questionnaires identified the primary source of stress to be within those performing administrative work and always being faced with the suffering of patients and families. Spending time with family was the single most usual way of coping with the workplace stress and the best prevention of burnout was to meet their colleagues outside the customary work hours. Burnout in hospice caregivers could be closely watched to identify individuals needing more care and encouragement, or support, to minimize the negative influence from the stress in their work. The connection to this writers PICOT question is related to the cause of stress or burnout for hospice nurses, as well as determining the degree of burnout among this group, and closely observing for caregivers who have a higher need for intervention. As well as
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