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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2011-06-17
  • Title
    Nursing inputs and outcomes from hospital care: An empirical analysis of Ontario's acute-care hospitals
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    McGill University School of Nursing
  • Year
    2011
  • Author
    Tomblin Murphy G, Birch S, O'Brien-Pallas L, Kephart G & Mackenzie A
  • Description
    "The authors analyze the association between intensity of nursing care (as measured by nursing hours per patient day), hospital bed days, and patient outcomes in acute-care hospitals in the province of Ontario, Canada, to determine whether higher levels of nursing inputs are associated with shorter lengths of stay (LOS) and, if so, whether these shorter LOS are achieved at the expense of health outcomes." (extract from abstract)
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy
  • Keywords
    planning, staffing, quality, acute, Canada
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