University Of Pennsylvania School Of Nursing

Study shows long nursing shifts lead to dropouts, unhappy patients

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Nurses who work long shifts are more likely to leave the profession, and also have dissatisfied patients, a new study finds.

Nursing: the happiest job in the world ... or not

Nursing: the happiest job in the world ... or not

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Even if I hadn't been raised by a nurse, and even if I didn't write about the basic functions of their jobs on a daily basis for McKnight's, I would probably still idolize them. That much was clear to me recently when I had the rare opportunity to witness, quite possibly, the best and worst parts of a nurse's job.