Impact of Using Mobile Applications on the Psychological Wellbeing of Nurses to Reduce Job Stress and Burnout: Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis
Background: The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of using mobile applications among nurses for reducing their stress and burnout after pandemic by conducting a meta-analysis. In other words, it can be stated that mobile applications have already been researched to be effective in the reduction of stress and burnout. However, it can be stated that no specific meta-analysis was done in this specific field of study and therefore the present research was based on a secondary research design. Methods: The study follows a systematic review research design in this research study. Primary studies with RCT designs were collected for this research study. RevMan tool was used for performing meta-analysis. Finally, five research studies were retrieved published between 2021 to 2022, to perform the meta-analysis. Quantitative data was collected for this research study. Results: The findings have revealed that there is a specific association between the use of mobile applications-based interventions in the reduction of nursing stress and job burnout effects. All the mobile app interventions except one, were observed to be effective in the reduction of stress and burnout in nursing. The pooled estimate showed χ2 = 0.5 which states that the value is statistically significant. Conclusion: On a concluding note, it can be stated that this research study has successfully addressed the aim and study objectives. However, future research studies can be conducted to be dependent on primary research designs.
Keywords:Burnout, Job stress, Mobile Application, Nursing, Psychological Well-Being
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