NURSING ETHICS, vol.28, no.7-8, pp.1124-1136, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
Article / Article
Title of Journal :
Covid-19, ethics, nurse, pandemic, physician, surgery, DECISION-MAKING, NURSES, FRAILTY, STRESS, ISSUES
Background:Purpose: This study aims to conduct the reliability and validity study of the Turkish
version of the Nurse Stress Scale (NSS), which determines the job stress of nurses.
Design and Methods: The sample of the methodological study consisted of 349 nurses.
Results: The factor load of the scale was in the appropriate range (0.32‐0.79),
Cronbach's α was determined as .928, and the item total score correlations ranged
between 0.418 and 0.662. The test‐retest reliability coefficient was determined to
be r = .859.
Practice Implications: The Turkish version of the NSS was evaluated and it was
found that it could be used as a valid and reliable measurement tool in Turkish
nurses. Health care service providers can use NSS to determine the work stress of