The hazards of nursing

Kondro, Wayne
February 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/13/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 4, p437
Academic Journal
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.


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