TITLE

The hazards of nursing

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/13/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 4, p437
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the result of the first National Survey of the Work and Health of Nurses on the hazards of nursing in Canada. 18 percent of the 18,348 Canadian nurses say their patients were occasionally or frequently administered the wrong medication or dose while in their care. According to the findings of the survey, nurses themselves are more likely to suffer injury, stress-related health problems, or experience emotional abuse from patients.
ACCESSION #
24112620

 

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