Journal Article

Work hours, work stress, and collaboration among ward staff in relation to risk of hospital-associated infection among patients.

Virtanen M; Kurvinen T; Terho K; Oksanen T; Peltonen R; Vahtera J; Routamaa M; Elovainio M; Kivimäki M.

This Finnish study found that both longer work hours and poor teamwork were associated with an increased risk of health care–associated infections.