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Is it time to pull the plug on 12-hour shifts?: Part 3. Harm Reduction Strategies if Keeping 12-Hour Shifts.
Geiger-Brown J, Trinkoff AM. J Nurs Adm. 2010;40:357-359.
The nurse's medication day.
Jennings BM, Sandelowski M, Mark B. Qual Health Res. 2011;21:1441-1451.
How long and how much are nurses now working?
Trinkoff A, Geiger-Brown J, Brady B, Lipscomb J, Muntaner C. Am J Nurs. April 2006;106:60-71.
Effects of extended work shifts and shift work on patient safety, productivity, and employee health.
Keller SM. AAOHN J. 2009;57:497-502.
Longitudinal analyses of nurse staffing and patient outcomes: more about failure to rescue.
Seago JA, Williamson A, Atwood C. J Nurs Adm. 2006;36:13-21.
Pape T. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. Febuary 2006.
Limiting nurse overtime, and promoting other good working conditions, influences patient safety.
Collins Sharp BA, Clancy CM. J Nurs Care Qual. 2008;23:97-100.
The working hours of hospital staff nurses and patient safety.
Rogers AE, Hwang WT, Scott LD, Aiken LH, Dinges DF. Health Aff (Millwood). 2004;23:202-212.
Safe Handover: Safe Patients.
Kingston, ACT, Australia: Australian Medical Association; 2006.
Hospital workload and adverse events.
Weissman JS, Rothschild JM, Bendavid E, et al. Med Care. 2007;45:448-455.
Exhausted workforce increases the risk of errors.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert. June 2, 2005.
The increased incidence of anesthetic adverse events in late afternoon surgeries.
Johnson J. AORN J. 2008;88:79-87.
The effects of on-duty napping on intern sleep time and fatigue.
Arora V, Dunphy C, Chang VY, Ahmad F, Humphrey HJ, Meltzer D. Ann Intern Med. 2006;144:792-798.
Building physician work hour regulations from first principles and best evidence.
Volpp KG, Landrigan CP. JAMA. 2008;300:1197-1199.
The impact of shift patterns on junior doctors' perceptions of fatigue, training, work/life balance and the role of social support.
Brown M, Tucker P, Rapport F, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:e36.
Team structure and adverse events in home health care.
Feldman PH, Bridges J, Peng T. Med Care. 2007;45:553-561.
Predicting future staffing needs at teaching hospitals: use of an analytical program with multiple variables.
Mitchell CC, Ashley SW, Zinner MJ, Moore FD. Arch Surg. 2007;142:329-334.
Hospitals move to reduce risk of night shift.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. May 28, 2008:D1.
Cost implications of reduced work hours and workloads for resident physicians.
Nuckols TK, Bhattacharya J, Miller Wolman D, Ulmer C, Escarce JJ. N Engl J Med. 2009;360:2202-2215.
Carayon P. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. May 2007.
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