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Shift-to-Shift Animosity

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One of the most annoying things to nurses is to come on shift and find that the shift before has left work undone. With all of the work asked of nurses, it galls some people to find that they have to do more work on top of their duties. Obviously, this can lead to animosity between the shifts.

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<p>One of the most annoying things to nurses is to come on shift and find that the shift before has left work undone. With all of the work asked of nurses, it galls some people to find that they have to do more work on top of their duties. Obviously, this can lead to animosity between the shifts. It can lead to nurses thinking that those on other shifts are lazy or just don’t understand the particular hurdles that the other shifts have to deal with. This can break down the sense of teamwork on the unit and can become </p>

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Lynda Lampert
Lynda is a registered nurse with three years experience on a busy surgical floor in a city hospital. She graduated with an Associates degree in Nursing from Mercyhurst College Northeast in 2007 and lives in Erie, Pennsylvania in the United States. In her work, she took care of patients post operatively from open heart surgery, immediately post-operatively from gastric bypass, gastric banding surgery and post abdominal surgery. She also dealt with patient populations that experienced active chest pain, congestive heart failure, end stage renal disease, uncontrolled diabetes and a variety of other chronic, mental and surgical conditions.
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