By Usha R. Rout, Jaya K. Rout

This booklet is the 1st one to envision rigidity in basic well-being care pros within the united kingdom - the pros who're within the frontline of treatment in a quickly altering society. it's a unique literate evaluate of pressure quite often and contains the result of stories on basic well-being care execs. It includes broad fabric from face-to-face interviews with each one occupation and functional suggestion on how they could deal with rigidity.

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When confronted with the same situation some individuals experience stress but others do not. Both 22 Chapter 2 stimulus and response based theories of stress ignore the importance of the individual in the stress equation. Cox and Mackay (1976) criticised the theoretical explanation of both the stimulus and response model. According to Cox (1978) 'stress can be described as part of a complex and dynamic system of transaction between the person and his environment'. Also Lazarus and Launier (1978) suggest that stress is a transaction between the individual and environment.

2 in 1992 and the proportion of time spent on administration had increased to 19%. In 1990 there were in excess of 4000 practice nurses in England (Robinson, 1990) and this figure was increased significantly to 9000 in 1994 (Rivett, 1998). General practitioners employ practice nurses for specific tasks which health authority staff may be unable to undertake (Br J Gen Pract, April 1990). Practice nurses are accountable to the GPs by whom they are employed. They are an integral part of the primary health care team.

TYPE A: CORONARY-PRONE BEHAVIOUR The notion of Type A behaviour pattern was first introduced by two cardiologists, Meyer Friedman and Ray Rosenman (1974) in the early 1960s and developed later establishing a relationship between certain behavioural patterns and the prevalence of coronary heart disease (CHD). These traits 41 42 Chapter 4 were referred to as the ‘coronary prone behaviour pattern’ Type A (high risk of CHD), as opposed to the more relaxed 'Type B' (who had a low risk of CHD). They observed an unusual pattern of behaviour common to their cardiac patients attending the clinic.

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