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Burnout A Problem For Nurses
2012-11-07 06:46:59

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online New research from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing found that long work shifts can cause nurses to feel burned out and dissatisfied with their job, while leaving their patients dissatisfied with their care. The researchers stated that prolonged working hours were becoming more and more common in hospitals. The study is touted as the first to look at the connection between the length of a nurse´s shift and...


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