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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2010-07-19
  • Title
    Nurse staffing and quality of patient care
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • Year
    2007
  • Author
    Kane RL, Shamliyan Tm, Mueller C, Duval S & Wilt TJ
  • Description
    "Objectives: To assess how nurse to patient ratios and nurse work hours were associated with patient outcomes in acute care hospitals, factors that influence nurse staffing policies, and nurse staffing strategies that improved patient outcomes." (extract from abstract)
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy, Work Environment
  • Keywords
    staffing, quality, patient outcomes, USA
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