publication . Article . 2021

Hospital Preparedness, Resilience, and Psychological Burden Among Clinical Nurses in Addressing the COVID-19 Crisis in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ejercito Mangawa Balay-Odao; Nahed Alquwez; Ergie P. Inocian; Raid Salman Al-Otaibi;
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  • Published: 08 Jan 2021 Journal: Frontiers in Public Health, volume 8 (eissn: 2296-2565, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
Abstract
In the continuous effort to minimize the devastating effects of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and to curb the spread of the disease, hospital preparedness and resilience play significant roles in the psychological well-being of clinical nurses given that their work demands immediate action to adapt and adjust to stressors. Thus, this study investigates the hospital preparedness, psychological burden, and resilience of clinical nurses in addressing COVID-19 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. A total of 281 clinical nurses participated in the survey from April 2020 to June 2020. Results show that clinical nurses perceived a high self-assessed COVID-19 hospital preparedness...
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free text keywords: Public Health, Original Research, clinical nurses, COVID-19 crisis, hospital preparedness, nurses' resilience, psychological burden, Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, lcsh:Public aspects of medicine, lcsh:RA1-1270, Stressor, Psychological resilience, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Epidemiology, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Regression analysis, Psychology, Disease, Cross-sectional study, Preparedness, Anxiety, medicine.symptom, Demography
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