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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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Difficulties Remaining Alert on Duty Were Common

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Reported issue ANA Sample No. Nurses (%) AACN Sample No. Nurses (%)
Reported at least on[sic] episode of struggling to stay awake during the shift 196 (60.8%) 324 (64.4%)
Reported at least one episode of falling asleep on duty 86 (21.9%) 66 (13.0%)

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