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Journal Article
Study

Nurse health, work environment, presenteeism and patient safety.

Rainbow JG, Drake DA, Steege LM. West J Nurs Res. 2020;42(5):332-339.

This study explored the relationships between nurse fatigue, burnout, psychological well-being, team vitality, and patient safety, and the role of presenteeism as a potential mediator. Authors found strong relationships between workplace influences and job-stress presenteeism, and between job-stress presenteeism and patient safety outcomes, including lower rates of event reporting and perceptions of patient safety.