Journal Article

An integrative review: fatigue among nurses in acute care settings.

Smith-Miller CA; Shaw-Kokot J; Curro B; Jones CB.

Clinician fatigue can contribute to poor decision-making and clinical performance. This review explores the prevalence of nurse fatigue and describes work-related factors that influence fatigue among nurses. The authors suggest implementing institution-wide policies and educating nurses and administrators about risks related to fatigue to address the problem.