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The effect of staff nurses' shift length and fatigue on patient safety and nurses' health: from the National Association of Neonatal Nurses.

Samra HA, Smith BA. The Effect of Staff Nurses' Shift Length and Fatigue on Patient Safety and Nurses' Health: From the National Association of Neonatal Nurses. Adv Neonatal Care. 2015;15(5):311. doi:10.1097/ANC.0000000000000230.

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October 21, 2015
Samra HA, Smith BA. Adv Neonatal Care. 2015;15:311.

Nurses' work-related fatigue has the potential to contribute to medication errors and missed nursing care. This position statement provides recommendations for neonatal nurses and their employers to reduce risks related to long work shifts.

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Samra HA, Smith BA. The Effect of Staff Nurses' Shift Length and Fatigue on Patient Safety and Nurses' Health: From the National Association of Neonatal Nurses. Adv Neonatal Care. 2015;15(5):311. doi:10.1097/ANC.0000000000000230.