A literature review of nurses’ experience working with COVID-19 patients

Bekti Prasetyo, Yoyok and Rodatul Ula, Safera and Sunaringsih Ika Wardojo, Sri and Setiya Dewi, Yulis and Huriah, Titih (2023) A literature review of nurses’ experience working with COVID-19 patients. Journal of Psychiatric Nursing, 14 (3). pp. 256-261. ISSN 1309-3568

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Objectives: Nurses who worked long hours and contacting with coronavirus diseases 2019 (COVID-19) patients often felt stress, worry, and infection fears. However, there was a nurse’s responsibility toward the patient’s safety. This study aimed to describe nurses’ experiences while treating COVID-19 patients. Methods: This study was conducted with a systematic review. Preferred reporting items for systematic reviews and meta-analyses guidelines were used, with keywords “Determinant Factors” and “Mental Disorder” or “Mental Health,” and (COVID-19 or “coronavirus diseases 2019”). The databases used were PubMed, Proquest, Springer Link, Taylor and
Francis, and Science Direct. There were 72 articles from PubMed, 1012 from ProQuest, 2143 from Springer Link, 167 from Taylor Francis, and 2705 from Science Direct were used to identify phases. However, only 16 articles were analyzed. Results: Nurses caring for COVID-19 patients endure stress and anxiety, according to eight articles. According to three studies, nurses are socially stigmatized in society. Listening to prayer produces mental peace and calming sentiments for both nurses and patients, according to the spiritual experience of nurses. Conclusion: Nurses’ psychological reactions to caring for COVID-19 patients were mostly fear, sadness, nervousness,
worry, and exhaustion as a result of the condition in the COVID-19 isolation ward. They require appropriate psycho�logical care to alleviate their psychological distress and provide comfort

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Caring; coronavirus diseases 2019; experiences; nurse; patients.
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Faculty of Health Science > Department of Nursing (14201)
Depositing User: yoyok Yoyok Bekti Prasetyo, S.Kep, M.Kep., Sp.Kom
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2024 00:58
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2024 00:58
URI: https://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/3905

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