Entires with the tag 'Night Shift' in the Journal of Nursing

Disparities in Healthcare: Night Shift Nurses

Disparities in Healthcare: Night Shift Nurses

Night shift nurses have been shown more likely to developing health issues than their day shift counterparts. Research over the past twenty years has led to the increasing conclusion that working night shifts for as little as eight shifts a month is associated with an increased likelihood to develop metabolic syndrome, a four-fold increase in the incidence of vascular events, and an increased chanceofdeveloping certain cancers.

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