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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2011-06-12
  • Title
    Nurse staffing, nursing workload, the work environment and patient outcomes
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Elsevier
  • Year
    2011
  • Author
    Duffield C, Diers D, O'Brien-Pallas L, Aisbett C, Roche M, King M & Aisbett K
  • Description
    "Nurse staffing (fewer RNs), increased workload, and unstable nursing unit environments were linked to negative patient outcomes including falls and medication errors on medical/surgical units in a mixed method study combining longitudinal data (5 years) and primary data collection" (abstract)
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy, Nursing Human Resources Management, Work Environment
  • Keywords
    staffing, outcomes, workload, work environment
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