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Health Status and Health Maintenance Practices among Doctors and Nurses at Two Hospitals in Jamaica

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539–45
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More than 50% of 212 doctors and nurses studied reported signs and symptoms of stress but were generally physically healthy. Barriers to seeking healthcare included confidentially issues and the need to appear healthy to colleagues and patients.

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e-Published: 20 Sep, 2013

Mental Well-being of Doctors and Nurses in Two Hospitals in Kingston, Jamaica

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153–9
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Hospital work involves some of the most stressful situations found in the workplace. This study examined the general level of mental well-being among doctors and nurses at the Kingston Public Hospital and the University, Hospital of the west Indies in Kingston, Jamaica.

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e-Published: 10 Jun, 2013

Association Between Exposure/Non-Exposure to the Mandatory Seat Belt Law with Regards to Compliance in Vehicle Accident Victims – A Hospital Review

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236–9
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It is concluded from this hospital-based study that the mandatory seat belt law was associated with increased seat belt use in vehicle accident victims. However, current data from the Road Traffic Agency indicated that there is still an alarming number of fatalities. This clearly suggests that additional public health measures are needed to address the epidemic of motor vehicle trauma in Jamaica.

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e-Published: 02 Jul, 2013
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