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1. With the right amount of determination, professionalism, and motivation, nurses can reliably keep themselves alert after being awake for 24 hours.

2. Researchers report people tend to recognize when they are too sleep-deprived to function adequately.

3. Individuals vary in the extent of their decline in performance when they are sleep deprived, which may reflect an individual sensitivity to sleep loss.

4. Reduced learning and poor ability to assess risk are associated with sleep deprivation.

5. Fatigue-related impairments are similar to impairments due to alcohol intoxication.

6. Long work shifts and overtime will increase muscle strength and reduce risk for musculoskeletal injuries.

7. Shift work increases the chances of having mood and psychological problems.

8. Shift work and long work hours increase the risk for cardiovascular disease and reproductive difficulties.

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