If you are afraid of the dark night shift, this is a blog post you will want to read!
This article talks about the scary statistic that nurses experience. This blog post is about nurses and what they experience on the night shift.
It talks about how it can get scary for them because of all the unexpected situations that come up, like trying to find a vein when you have no idea where any are located or having to deal with hostile people in unsafe conditions.
How do these things happen? There’s an unpredictable part: patients who want something from their nurse at three in the morning; doctors who need help but haven’t called ahead; equipment that needs repairing..you never know what to expect next!
The statistics given by this article say that there will be eight more hours between your last break and your first one than during those daytime shifts.