Title: Nurses' shift length and overtime working in 12 European countries: the association with perceived quality of care and patient safety
Authors: Griffiths, Peter ×
Dall'Ora, Chiara
Simon, Michael
Ball, Jane
Lindqvist, Rikard
Rafferty, Anne-Marie
Schoonhoven, Lisette
Tishelman, Carol
Aiken, Linda H #
RN4CAST Consortium #
Contributors: Bruyneel, Luk
Issue Date: Nov-2014
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Series Title: Medical Care vol:52 issue:11 pages:975-981
Article number: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000233
Abstract: Despite concerns as to whether nurses can perform reliably and effectively when working longer shifts, a pattern of two 12- to 13-hour shifts per day is becoming common in many hospitals to reduce shift to shift handovers, staffing overlap, and hence costs.
ISSN: 0025-7079
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Academic Centre for Nursing and Midwifery
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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