Pinpointing and relieving stress in emergency departments
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Pinpointing and relieving stress in emergency departments

Erin Dean Freelance health journalist

Many emergency nurses could benefit from stress-reduction techniques such as counselling and mindfulness, according to new research

Working in an emergency department (ED) is a demanding and high-pressure job. Previous studies have suggested that ED staff may experience higher rates of anxiety, depression and burnout than their colleagues, but what triggers the stress is less well known.

Emergency Nurse. 25, 5, 8-9. doi: 10.7748/en.25.5.8.s8

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