An integrative review: fatigue among nurses in acute care settings.
Smith-Miller CA, Shaw-Kokot J, Curro B, Jones CB. J Nurs Adm. 2014;44:487-494.
Clinician fatigue can contribute to poor decision-making and clinical performance. This review explores the prevalence of nurse fatigue and describes work-related factors that influence fatigue among nurses. The authors suggest implementing institution-wide policies and educating nurses and administrators about risks related to fatigue to address the problem.
Association of sleep and fatigue with decision regret among critical care nurses.
Scott LD, Arslanian-Engoren C, Engoren MC. Am J Crit Care. 2014;23:13-23.
Overextended: fighting the fatigue of long shifts.
Douglass JA. Nursing. 2014;44:67-68.
Nurses' shift length and overtime working in 12 European countries: the association with perceived quality of care and patient safety.
Griffiths P, Dall'Ora C, Simon M, et al; RN4CAST Consortium. Med Care. 2014 Sep 15; [Epub ahead of print].
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