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Why Do Nurses Understake Or Malpractice

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The greatest common risk to patients is the understaffing of nurses. “ A nurse may make a critical mistake, and a patient might die. They have to live with the error, but the real culprit, the cause is that they were understaffed and overworked and a mistake was made”(Institute of Medicine). On average when health providers work over twelve and a half hours they are three times as likely to make medical errors. Health care providers should not perform more than four extra hours of overtime work, because when they are exhausted they are less perspective with details. When nurses are understaffed they do not recognize when a mistake or malpractice is made that can negatively impact a patient. According to Healthline, “Inadequate nurse staffing
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