11th International Virtual Seminar on COVID-19 Part II
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Accepted Abstracts

Predictors Factors Affecting Stress among Nurses Providing Care at COVID-19 Isolation Hospitals at Egypt

Hadya Abboud Abdel Rahim Abdel-Fattah*
Fatima College of Health Sciences, UAE

Citation: Rahim Abdel-Fattah HAA (2020) Predictors Factors Affecting Stress among Nurses Providing Care at COVID-19 Isolation Hospitals at Egypt. SciTech Central COVID-19

Received: October 17, 2020         Accepted: November 03, 2020         Published: November 04, 2020

Abstract

Background: With the increasing prevalence of COVID-19, and cases of injury and death multiplying worldwide and in Egypt, the burden on health service providers increases, which increases the level of stress
Aims: This study aimed to examine predictors factors affecting Stress Among Nurses Providing Care at COVID-19 Isolation Hospitals at Egypt
Methods: This is a cross-sectional study conducted in five Isolation governmental hospitals for COVID-19. 374 nurses were selected by default using the convenience sampling method. Demographic characteristic forms, factors affecting nurses’ stress, Nursing Stress Scale (NSS) were used to collect data.
Results: (52.1%) of studied nurses had moderate level of total nursing stress scale. Also, (26.2%) of them had severe level. While (13.4% & 8.3%) of them had mild and normal level, respectively. Mean SD score of studied nurses regarding to total nursing stress scale was 99.47±10.671.
Conclusions: The results showed that half of studied nurses at isolation hospitals had moderate level of stress. Also, more than one quarter of them had severe level. Also, concluded that Training for COVID-19, availability of PPE, educational level and Attention of hospital administration was negative predictor factor for nurses’ stress. Have children, people showed that COVID-19 is stigma, effect of fears of infection, workplace, fear of transmission infection for family, nurse to patient ratio was positive predictors for nurses’ stress.

Keywords: Stress; COVID-19; Nurses; Isolation, stress