Nurse Health: Most Nurses are Sleep Deprived and Hungry!

Written by LeAnn Thieman, CSP, February 9th, 2016

A new survey of more than 3,300 nurses found that they feel stressed, overworked, under-appreciated, and underutilized.

tired nurseOf those surveyed by the Vickie Milazzo Institute in Houston, 64 percent said they rarely get seven to eight hours of sleep per night, and 31 percent said they get enough sleep just two to three nights a week.

Even though they work in healthcare, 77 percent of nurses said they regularly do not eat well.

They may also have long shifts and on-call availability, which makes them more likely to pull 24- or 36-hour shifts.

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