Acute fatigue predicts sickness absence in the workplace: A 1-year retrospective cohort study in pediatric nurses

Authors: Sagherian, K., Unick, G. J., Zhu, S., Derickson, D., Hinds, P. S. and Geiger-Brown, J. (2017)

Source: J Adv Nurs. doi:10.1111/jan.13357

Fatigue and the work involved in nursing are closely related, but does fatigue lead to adverse outcomes for nurses? An article from the USA by Sagherian et al. (2017) titled: ‘Acute fatigue predicts sickness absence in the workplace: A 1-year retrospective cohort study in pediatric nurses‘ and published in JAN came from a study that aimed to: ‘examine the relationship between fatigue and sickness absence in nurses from a paediatric hospital over 12 months of follow-up. A secondary aim was to identify other work and personal factors that predict sickness absence.’

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