Cognitive changes in nurses working in intensive care units.

Cognitive changes in nurses working in intensive care units. Rev Bras Enferm. 2018 Jan-Feb;71(1):73-79 Authors: Machado DA, Figueiredo NMA, Velasques LS, Bento CAM, Machado WCA, Vianna LAM Abstract OBJECTIVE: To measure the levels of stress, anxiety, and depression of nurses working in ICUs, relating them to levels of attention before and after 24 hours. METHOD: An observational, quantitative, analytical study with 18 nurses undergoing an inventory of stress, anxiety, and depression, as well as assessment of attention levels and psychomotor functioning. RESULTS: Sixty-one percent showed positive for stress. Depression was observed in 33%; and anxiety in 99.9%. A strong correlation between stress and depression (ρ = 0.564 with p
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