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  • Date
    2011-03-22
  • Title
    Nurse staffing and Inpatient Hospital Mortality
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Massachusetts Medical Society
  • Year
    2011
  • Author
    Needleman J, Buerhaus P, Pankratz VS, Leibson CL, Stevens SR & Harris M
  • Description
    "We used data from a large tertairy academic medical center ... to examine the association between mortality and patient exposure to nursing shirts furing which staffing by RNs was 8 hours or more below the staffing target. We also examine the association between mortality and high patient turnover owing to admissions, transfers, and discharges." (excerpt from abstract)
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy, Nursing Human Resources Management
  • Keywords
    quality, staffing, mortality, USA
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