Volume 18, Issue 2 (Pajouhan Scientific Journal, Winter 2020)                   Pajouhan Sci J 2020, 18(2): 73-80 | Back to browse issues page

XML Persian Abstract Print

Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Nasiri E, Heydari N, Zadi Akhuleh O, Ghantab Pour T, Heydari M. Correlation between workload with work- family conflicts in operating room and anesthesia technologists working in Ahvaz teaching hospitals in 2019. Pajouhan Sci J 2020; 18 (2) :73-80
URL: http://psj.umsha.ac.ir/article-1-563-en.html
1- Assistant professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Operating room, faculty of Allied medical sciences, Traditional and Complementary Medicine Research Center, Addiction Institute, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran
2- BSc of midwifery, Student Research Committee, Ahvaz university of medical sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
3- Instructor, Department of medical-surgical nursing and operating room, nursing and midwifery faculty, Tabriz university of medical sciences, Tabriz, Iran
4- PhD Student of Anatomical sciences, Student Research Committee, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
5- MSc Student of Operating room, Student Research Committee, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran , meysam10heidari@gmail.com
Abstract:   (3264 Views)
Background and Objective: Operating Room personnel experience a great deal of workload due to job sensitivity that can affect different aspects of their lives. therefore, this study was conducted to determine the correlation between workload with work- family conflict in operating room and anesthesia technologists working in Ahvaz educational hospitals in 2019.
Materials and Methods: This descriptive-analytical study was performed on 174 operating room and anesthesia technologists working in hospitals of Ahvaz city using stratified random sampling method. data gathering tools included The NASA-TLX workload questionnaire and the Carlson et al. work family conflict questionnaire. ANOVA, t-test, and Pearson correlation coefficient were used to analyze the data by SPSS 20 software.
Results: The results of this study showed that there was a statistically significant relationship between work- family conflict with mental stress and time pressure subscales at P<0.05 and between family- work conflict with physical stress and frustration and frustration at P <0.01.
Conclusion: Considering the high volume of workload and its relation to work- family conflict, it is necessary to implement effective programs to mitigate and reduce work load and work- family to improve the performance of operating room and anesthesia technologists.
Full-Text [PDF 970 kb]   (820 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Research Article | Subject: Psychology and Psychiatry
Received: 2020/01/7 | Accepted: 2020/03/2 | Published: 2020/01/10

1. 1. Kivimäki, M., et al., Work stress and risk of cardiovascular mortality: prospective cohort study of industrial employees. Bmj, 2002. 325(7369): p. 857. [DOI]
2. 2. Byrne, A., Measurement of mental workload in clinical medicine: a review study. Anesthesiology and pain medicine, 2011. 1(2): p. 90. [DOI]
3. 3. Laal, F., et al., Mental workload and affecting factors among firefighters in Tehran, Iran, in 2017. Journal of Occupational Health and Epidemiology, 2017. 6(4): p. 184-189. [DOI]
4. 4. Kalantari, R., et al., Relationship between workload and low back pain in assembly line workers. 2016. [DOI]
5. 5. Beheshti, M., et al., The role of workload and job satisfaction in general health of industrial workers in Gonabad, Iran, in 2015. Journal of Occupational Health and Epidemiology, 2014. 3 (1) p. 17-25.: [DOI]
6. 6. Schwatka, N.V., et al., Health risk factors as predictors of workers' compensation claim occurrence and cost. Occup Environ Med, 2017. 74(1): p. 14-23. [DOI]
7. 7. Beheshti, M. and R. Hajizadeh, Workload, occupational stress, and general health of female employees of public welfare centers. Journal of Occupational Health and Epidemiology, 2013. 2(4): p. 174-182. [DOI]
8. 8. Lopez-Lopez, M.L., et al., Risk factors for mental workload: influence of the working environment, cardiovascular health and lifestyle. A cross-sectional study. BMJ Open, 2018. 8(12): p. e022255. [DOI]
9. 9. Sadeghi, A., et al., Medical Resident Workload at a Multidisciplinary Hospital in Iran. Research and Development in Medical Education, 2014. 3(2): p. 73. [DOI]
10. 10. Mohammadi, M., et al., Evaluation of mental workload among ICU ward's nurses. Health promotion perspectives, 2015. 5(4): p. 280. [DOI]
11. 11. Chen, L., et al., Work-family conflict and job burn-out among Chinese doctors: the mediating role [DOI]
12. of coping styles. Gen Psychiatr, 2018. 31(1): p. e000004. [DOI]
13. 12. Zhou, S., et al., Work-Family Conflict and Mental Health Among Female Employees: A Sequential Mediation Model via Negative Affect and Perceived Stress. Front Psychol, 2018. 9: p. 544. [DOI]
14. 13. Eagle, B.W., E.W. Miles, and M.L. Icenogle, Interrole conflicts and the permeability of work and family domains: Are there gender differences? Journal of Vocational Behavior, 1997. 50(2): p. 168-184. [DOI]
15. 14. Frone, M.R., M. Russell, and M.L. Cooper, Prevalence of work‐family conflict: Are work and family boundaries asymmetrically permeable? Journal of organizational behavior, 1992. 13(7): p. 723-729. [DOI]
16. 15. Geurts, S.A., et al., Does work–home interference mediate the relationship between workload and well-being? Journal of Vocational Behavior, 2003. 63(3): p. 532-559. [DOI]
17. 16. Kinnunen, U. and S. Mauno, Antecedents and outcomes of work-family conflict among employed women and men in Finland. Human Relations, 1998. 51(2): p. 157-177. [DOI]
18. 17. Nayeri, N.D., Z.S.D. Forooshani, and J. Arabloo, The study of work-family conflict and job satisfaction among nurses' state hospitals in Tehran city. Electron Physician, 2018. 10(5): p. 6864-6867. [DOI]
19. 18. Asiedu, E.E.A., et al., Juggling family and professional caring: Role demands, work–family conflict and burnout among registered nurses in Ghana. Nursing open, 2018. 5(4): p. 611-620. [DOI]
20. 19. Grzywacz, J.G., et al., Quantifying work–family conflict among registered nurses. Research in nursing & health, 2006. 29(5): p. 414-426. [DOI]
21. 20. Birhanu, M., et al., Workload Determines Workplace Stress among Health Professionals Working in Felege-Hiwot Referral Hospital, Bahir Dar, Northwest Ethiopia. J Environ Public Health, 2018. 2018: p. 6286010. [DOI]
22. 21. Forsyth, K.L., et al., Interruptions Experienced by Emergency Nurses: Implications for Subjective and Objective Measures of Workload. J Emerg Nurs, 2018. 44(6): p. 614-623. [DOI]
23. 22. Thakkar, H.V. and V. Wadhwa, Staggering shifts to rebalance night medical registrar workload. Intern Med J, 2018. 48(12): p. 1457-1462. [DOI]
24. 23. Hart, S.G. and L.E. Staveland, Development of NASA-TLX (Task Load Index): Results of empirical and theoretical research, in Advances in psychology. 1988, Elsevier. p. 139-183. [DOI]
25. 24. Carlson, D.S., K.M. Kacmar, and L.J. Williams, Construction and initial validation of a multidimensional measure of work–family conflict. Journal of Vocational behavior, 2000. 56(2): p. 249-276. [DOI]
26. 25. Rasooli, P., et al., Effect of Time Management Training on Work-Family Conflict among Hospital Nurses. Hayat, 2009. 15(3). [DOI]
27. 26. Becker, A.B., et al., Effects of jet engine noise and performance feedback on perceived workload in a monitoring task. The international journal of aviation psychology, 1995. 5(1): p. 49-62. [DOI]
28. 27. Malekpour, F., et al., Assessment of mental workload in nursing by using NASA-TLX. The Journal of Urmia Nursing and Midwifery Faculty, 2014. 11(11): p. 892-899. [DOI]
29. 28. Fottler, M.D. and L.S. Widra, Intention of inactive registered nurses to return to nursing. Medical Care Research and Review, 1995. 52(4): p. 492-516. [DOI]
30. 29. Arab, Z., et al., The correlation of workload and work ability with job stress in nursing staff. Journal of Health promotion Management, 2015. 4(1): p. 21-30. [DOI]
31. 30. Zakerian, S.A., et al., The relationship between workload and Quality of Life among hospital staffs. Iranian Journal of Ergonomics, 2013. 1(1): p. 43-56. [DOI]
32. 31. Zheng, B., et al., Workload assessment of surgeons: correlation between NASA TLX and blinks. Surgical endoscopy, 2012. 26(10): p. 2746-2750. [DOI]
33. 32. Sarsangi, V., et al., Mental workload and its affected factors among nurses in Kashan province during 2014. Journal of Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, 2015. 14(1): p. 25-36. [DOI]
34. 33. Hatam, N., V. Keshtkaran, and M. Mohamadpour, Comparison of Work-Family Conflict between Clinical and Non Clinical Staffs of Shahid Faghihi Hospital (the public hospital) in Shiraz: 2010. Iran Occupational Health, 2013. 10(3). [DOI]
35. 34. Rayani, M., et al., Relationship between work-family conflict and marital satisfaction among nurses and midwives in hospitals of Zabol university of medical sciences. The Journal of Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, 2016. 20(3): p. 48-56. [DOI]
37. 36. Khodabakhshi Koolaee, A., G. Sheykhi, and M. Azkhosh, Association between Personality Traits and Work-Family Conflict among Iranian Teachers. J Career Organ Counsel, 2012. 4(11): p. 116-30. [DOI]
38. 37. Shabani Bahar, G., A. Farahani, and F. Bagherian Fazel, The relationship between work-family conflict and quality of life chairmen and vice-chairmen of the Hamadan Province Sports Bureau. J Sport Manag motor behav, 2013. 8(15): p. 109-22. [DOI]
39. 38. Byron, K., A meta-analytic review of work–family conflict and its antecedents. Journal of vocational behavior, 2005. 67(2): p. 169-198. [DOI]
40. 39. Grant-Vallone, E.J. and S.I. Donaldson, Consequences of work-family conflict on employee well-being over time. Work & stress, 2001. 15(3): p. 214-226. [DOI]
41. 40. Fuß, I., et al., Working conditions and Work-Family Conflict in German hospital physicians: psychosocial and organisational predictors and consequences. BMC public health, 2008. 8(1): p. 353. [DOI]
42. 41. Yildirim, D. and Z. Aycan, Nurses’ work demands and work–family conflict: A questionnaire survey. International journal of nursing studies, 2008. 45(9): p. 1366-1378. [DOI]
43. 42. Mooghali, A., et al., The Relationship Between Job Characteristics and Work-Family Conflict Among Married Women Employed in Clinical Wards of Shiraz University-Affiliated Hospitals. Women's Health Bulletin. 2015;2(1). [DOI]
44. 43. Michel, J.S., et al., Clarifying relationships among work and family social support, stressors, and work–family conflict. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 2010. 76(1): p. 91-104. [DOI]

Add your comments about this article : Your username or Email:

Send email to the article author

Rights and permissions
Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

© 2024 CC BY-NC 4.0 | Pajouhan Scientific Journal

Designed & Developed by : Yektaweb