Personal Characteristics and Administrative Factors Affecting the Performance of Nurses in the Emergency Department of Public Hospitals in Vientiane Capital
This cross-sectional analytical study aimed to study personal characteristics and administrative factors affecting the performance of nurses in the emergency department of public hospitals in Vientiane Capital. There were 116 nurses in this study which were population and 10 key informants were in focus group. The data distribution was performed by descriptive statistics and inferential statistics including Pearson product moment correlation as well as the stepwise multiple linear regressions were also utilized. The results showed that the administrative factors including management, personnel (man) and technology can predict the performance of nurses in the emergency department at 42.1 percent (R2= 0.421). The most common problem was nurses had less experience (less than five years).
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