Alcohol Abuse in the Workplace and Patient Safety

Camille A. Servodidio

alcohol consumption, self-care, safety
CJON 2011, 15(2), 143-145. DOI: 10.1188/11.CJON.143-145

From 10%-15% of nurses will abuse alcohol during their professional careers. Oncology nurses may use alcohol to mask the stress they experience when caring for patients with cancer. This article will address strategies and support mechanisms for nurses who have issues with alcohol abuse.

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