Burnout syndrome in nursing professionals from an intensive care unit
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Objective: To assess Burnout Syndrome's level in nursing professionals from an Intensive Care Unit. Methodology: A quantitative cross-sectional study, conducted with 47 nursing professionals working in the intensive care unit of a public hospital of high complexity, from April to October 2012. We used a self-administered structured questionnaire plus the Maslach Burnout Inventory, was analyzed by logistic regression using the Wald test. Result: 74.5% of the respondents had a high level for exhaustion, 93.7% for low job satisfaction and high level to 93.7% depersonalisation. Conclusions: The intensive environment is conducive to the Syndrome's development.