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Operationalizing occupational fatigue in pharmacists: an exploratory factor analysis.

Watterson TL, Look KA, Steege LM, et al. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2020;Epub Oct 3.

Fatigue has been linked to safety-related outcomes among many types of healthcare providers and settings. Using exploratory factor analysis, this study found physical and mental fatigue were the primary drivers of occupational fatigue in pharmacists. To increase safety, organizational interventions should strive to prevent burnout among pharmacists .