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ICHRN Knowledge Library

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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2012-01-17
  • Title
    Impact of California's licensed nurse-patient ratios on unit-level nurse staffing and patient outcoems
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Sage Publications
  • Year
    2005
  • Author
    Donaldson N, Bolton LB, Aydin C & Brown D
  • Description
    "This article presents the first analysis of the impact of mandated minimum-staffing ratios on nursing hours of care and skill mix in adult medical and surgical and definitive-observation units in a convenience sample of 68 acute hospitals participating in the California Nursing Outcomes Coalition project." (extract from abstract)
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy, Nursing Human Resources Management, Work Environment
  • Keywords
    staffing, quality, levels, outcomes
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