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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Attention Demands In The Workplace And The Capacity To Direct Attention Of Nurses.
Author: Roscani, Alessandra Nazareth Caine Pereira
Guirardello, Edinêis de Britto
Abstract: This was a descriptive, correlational study designed to evaluate the capacity to direct attention (CDA) of the nurse and to verify an association between the CDA and attention demand situations. For data collection the instruments used were: the Attentional Function Index and the Directed Attention Demands. The participants were 169 nurses of a teaching hospital in the State of São Paulo. The mean perception of performance or CDA was 60.4 which differed between the variables: unit of work (p=0.013), work hours (p=0.044), presence of health problems (p=0.026) and problems of a psychological nature (p=0.005). There was a negative association between the situations of demand and CDA (r = - 0.294, p<0.0001). It was concluded that nurses showed good CDA, which was related to some professional and demographic variables, and the higher the attentional demands, the lower the CDA.
Subject: Adult
American Nurses' Association
Attention
Brazil
Female
Health Facility Environment
Hospitals, Teaching
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Nursing Care
United States
Workplace
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20922326
Date Issue: -1-Uns- -1
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