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Vive Revista de Salud

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ACOSTA-ROMAN, Mercedes et al. Work stress in the intensive care unit of a Peruvian highland hospital. Vive Rev. Salud [online]. 2023, vol.6, n.18, pp.815-826.  Epub 25-Sep-2023. ISSN 2664-3243.

Health personnel in general, and especially those working in critical areas in hospitals, are exposed to stress, due to the presence of factors that condition them to suffer it. Objective. To evaluate the level of occupational stress in the staff of the intensive care unit of a hospital in the city of Huancayo, in the department of Junín, Peru. Materials and methods. With a quantitative, descriptive, cross-sectional and retrospective approach, which was developed from January to March 2020. The sampling used was non-probabilistic, intentional, being the total population as the whole sample: 9 physicians, 19 nursing graduates and 18 nursing technicians. The technique used for the collection of information was the survey and the Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI) questionnaire as an instrument, which was validated and had three dimensions. The information obtained from the questionnaire was processed with the Excel and SPSS statistical software. Results. They show that the majority represented by 65.2 % of the ICU personnel have a medium level of work stress, followed by 19.6 % with a high level and 15.2 % with a low level. Conclusion. The level of stress is present in the health personnel of the ICU of a Hospital in the city of Huancayo, in its three levels.

Palabras clave : Occupational Stress; Mental Health.

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