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Journal Article

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. Advances in neonatal care : official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses. 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.