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Overextended: fighting the fatigue of long shifts.

Douglass JA. Overextended: Fighting the fatigue of long shifts. Nursing. 2014;44(3):67-8. doi:10.1097/01.NURSE.0000441895.42899.0c.

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May 14, 2014
Douglass JA. Nursing. 2014;44:67-8.

Many studies have demonstrated the link between health care worker fatigue and increased risk of errors. Highlighting the pervasive concern of nurses reporting fatigue, this commentary relates recommendations to help limit its effects, including managing caffeine intake, enlisting team support, and utilizing good sleep habits.

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Douglass JA. Overextended: Fighting the fatigue of long shifts. Nursing. 2014;44(3):67-8. doi:10.1097/01.NURSE.0000441895.42899.0c.