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Stress in the ambulance service

Alma E. C. James

Stress in the ambulance service

an investigation into the same of occupational stress perceived by managerial, control and operational staff of the Devon Ambulance Service.

by Alma E. C. James

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Published in Bradford .
Written in English


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Ph.D. thesis. Typescript.

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Frontline ambulance staff have high rates of sickness absence; far greater than any other National Health Service worker. Reports suggest that many of these instances are attributable to stress, anxiety and depression. Indeed, studies have observed that occupational stress is significant within the Ambulance Service. While academics frequently associate the causative factor as being related to.   Introduction. Providing care during critical events is a recognised cause of provider stress, anxiety and even post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among hospital workers. 1 Stress, anxiety and PTSD have also been reported among out-of-hospital personnel. 2 3 A recent systematic review and meta-analysis of PTSD in 28 studies of rescue workers worldwide estimated prevalence at 10%. 4 .

Post ambulance call emotional stress experienced by Irish emergency ambulance workers: a new tool Rationale A recent study by Stephen O Connell, a Paramedic in the Army Medical Corps and a Master of Science graduand in Occupational Health at UCC, brings an interesting focus on the emotional feelings experienced after a critical ambulance call by frontline EMS personnel in Ireland. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Get this from a library! Finding the silver lining: stress, resilience and growth in ambulance practice. [John Murray; Queensland Ambulance Service. Priority One Staff Support Services,]. The Occupational Stress Indicator (OSI) was used to investigate job stress in an ambulance service in the north‐west of England. Seven different aspects of the stress‐strain relationship were assessed and the findings compared with those from the fire service. Ambulance service employees were found to be experiencing major stress outcomes of low job satisfaction and poor mental and.


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