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Nurses with Depression More Likely to Commit Medical Errors

Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Susan Stout
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Nurses with depression, stress may be more likely to commit medical errors, study finds

Fierce HealthCare Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Nurses with depression, stress may be more likely to commit medical errors, study finds Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Nurses who suffer from depression have a greater chance of committing a medical error, according to a new study. That is a cause for concern, considering that researchers surveyed nearly 1,800 nurses in clinical practice and a third said they were dealing with some degree of anxiety, stress or depression.