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1- Saveh University of Medical Sciences, Saveh
2- Saveh University of Medical Sciences, Saveh ,
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Background and Objective: Considering the importance of quality of work life of nurses working in the intensive care unit in providing medical services, it is important to identify the components that affect this index. Therefore, this study was conducted to investigate the relationship between workload and quality of work life in intensive care nurses.
Materials and Methods: In the present cross-sectional and descriptive-analytical study, 384 nurses of the intensive care unit working in hospitals were studied in Tehran in 1400 year. NASA-TLX mental load questionnaire was used to determine workload and The Quality of Work Life Questionnaire (WRQL) was used to determine the quality of their working life. After extraction, the data were entered into SPSS software.
Results: The results showed that the most effective factor in increasing the workload is physical need.
 And the most important dimension affecting the quality of work life is job satisfaction. The correlation between quantitative demographic parameters with workload and quality of life indicators also showed that there is a significant correlation between age, work experience, number of shifts per month with the mentioned indicators.
Conclusion: The results of the present study showed that there is an inverse relationship between workload and quality of work life, it is necessary for hospital managers to be aware of the existing conditions and reduce the factors affecting workload to increase the quality of work life of nurses and subsequently improve the reception of nursing care.
Article number: 8
Type of Study: Research Article | Subject: Ergonomics

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