ABSTRACT Nursing physical fatigue is a critical issue that may lead to degradation of care delivery and ultimately result in medical errors. This issue is equally relevant due to the looming shortage of nurses, which has been linked to the physical demands and potential occupational hazards intrinsic to the profession; as well as to the graying of the nursing workforce who experiences gradual loss of strength and agility that accompanies aging as time in the career advances.
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- Partial requirement for: M.S.D., Arizona State University, 2011Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 136-140)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Design (Design of healthcare and healing environments)