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Occupational stress and cognitive failure of nurses and associations with on self-reported adverse events: a national cross-sectional survey.

Kakemam E, Kalhor R, Khakdel Z, et al. Journal of advanced nursing. 2019;75:3609-3618.

Staff workload and stress can impact patient safety and increase the risk of an adverse event. A survey of hospital nurses in Iran found that job demands (“role stressors”) and stressors stemming from interpersonal relations were significant predictors of adverse events.