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Nurses' perceptions of multitasking in the emergency department: effective, fun and unproblematic (at least for me)—a qualitative study.

Forsberg HH; Athlin ÅM; von Thiele Schwarz U.

Interruptions are often cited as a source of potential errors in nursing care. However, this qualitative study found that emergency department nurses perceived their ability to multitask and handle interruptions as a necessary skill and an important source of professional pride.