FEATURESBurnout and Mindfulness Self-Compassion in Nurses of Intensive Care Units Cross-Sectional StudyGracia-Gracia, Pilar BSN; Oliván-Blázquez, Bárbara PhDAuthor Information Defense General Hospital, Zaragoza, Spain (Ms Gracia-Gracia); and Departments of Physiology and Nursing (Ms Gracia-Gracia) and Psychology and Sociology (Dr Oliván-Blázquez), University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain. Correspondence: Pilar Gracia-Gracia, BSN, Department of Psychiatry and Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Domingo Miral s/n, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain ([email protected]). The authors acknowledge the nursing staff and supervisors of ICUs of General Defense Hospital, Royo Villanova Hospital, Nuestra Señora de Gracia Hospital, and MAZ Hospital, all of them in Zaragoza (Spain).Pilar Gracia-Gracia is the principal researcher and developed the original idea for the study. The study design was further developed also by Pilar Gracia-Gracia. Bárbara Oliván-Blázquez developed the statistical methods. All authors have read and corrected draft versions and approved the final version. There have not been any previous presentation of these data.The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest. Holistic Nursing Practice: July/August 2017 - Volume 31 - Issue 4 - p 225-233 doi: 10.1097/HNP.0000000000000215 Buy Metrics Abstract Nursing staff has been identified as one of the main risk groups for the development of burnout. The objective of this study is to analyze the ability of self-compassion mindfulness related to burnout in nurses of intensive care units. The results show that the level of burnout of nursing staff is inversely related to their level of self-compassion. © 2017 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.