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Journal Article

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. The Journal of nursing administration. 2010;40:357-9.

This article from a three-part series provides strategies for safe nursing practice in a 12-hour shift environment. The earlier segments of the series discuss the schedule paradigm and cultural forces working against nursing shift length reduction.