International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 7, Issue 3, Part A (2021)
Impact of burden on quality of work life of nurses
Quality of life is an important concept in the field of health. The aim of the study was to find the share of evident factors responsible for quality of work life of nurses. The selection of subjects was undertaken from 2010 through 2020. We searched for reviews that reported the quality of life of nurse and factors that affect their physical, mental as well as emotional health status which include original studies on Quality of life and general health of nurses. The studies utilize the WHOQOL-BREF and SF 36 questionnaire to assess the quality of life. In addition, The mean age of nurses in the review studies 58.6 ± 15.02 and 42 ± 15 years, respectively Majority of the included studies reported that the quality of life of nurses was related to care of burden, work productivity, job burnout, job satisfaction, performance obstacles, organizational effectiveness, and organizational commitment. Meanwhile 43 % of the nurses were not satisfied with the quality of their work life however only 2% nurses reported that they had good quality of working life. The quality of life in the workplace was higher for people with permanent jobs (p=0.007). The greater care burden had worse health related quality of life of nurses. Besides bodily pain, High-strain job, low scores on the emotional role and mental health were the ones most affected by psychosocial factors at work of nurses. It is concluded that majority of the nurses dissatisfied with the quality of life.