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  • Date
    2011-01-26
  • Title
    Impact of California mandated acute care hospital nurse staffing ratios: A literature synthesis
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Sage Publications
  • Year
    2011
  • Author
    Donaldson N, Shapiro S,
  • Description
    "California is the first state to enact legislation mandating minimum nurse-to-patient ratios at all times in acute care hospitals. This synthesis examines 12 studies of the impact of California's ratios on patient care cost, quality, and outcomes in acute care hospitals" (extract from abstract)
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy, Nursing Human Resources Management, Work Environment
  • Keywords
    staffing, quality, ratios, USA
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