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Rezagholy P, hannani S, nasiriziba F, azadi N. Relationship between sleep quality and occupational stress of operating room technologists working in educational hospitals affiliated to Iran University of Medical Sciences in 2016-17. RJMS. 2019; 26 (2) :50-57
URL: http://rjms.iums.ac.ir/article-1-5481-en.html
Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran , rezagholy.p@tak.iums.ac.ir
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Background: Operating room technologists are constantly exposed to sleep disturbances due to their occupationally sensitive nature and these disorders lead to physical and psychological complications. Job stress is one of the important factors of physical and mental complications, as well as reduction of efficiency in operating room technologists.
Methods: In this descriptive-analytical study, the sample size was 134, which was calculated using the sample size formula and included the operating room technologists working in educational hospitals of Iran University of Medical Sciences who were available and the questionnaires were given to them. The questionnaires included the following items: 1) Demographic information such as age, sex, work record, marital status and educational level, 2) Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) 3) Kahen et al. job stress questionnaire.
Results: The quality of sleep and job stress did not have a significant relationship with any of the demographic variables. There is no significant difference in mean of sleep quality and occupational stress among single and married people.
Conclusion: Nursing managers are aware of the results of this study by properly communicating with the operating room technologists and supporting them and creating the right environment for the continuing professional activity of technologists to reduce occupational stress, as well as for operating room technology technologists, classes and workshops to increase Sleep patterns and stress management are organized periodically.
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