Nursing staffing, nursing workload, the work environment and patient outcomes

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Duffield, Christine M. and Diers, Donna 2011. Nursing staffing, nursing workload, the work environment and patient outcomes. Applied Nursing Research. 24 (4), pp. 244 - 255. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apnr.2009.12.004
AuthorsDuffield, Christine M. and Diers, Donna
Abstract

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.

Year2011
JournalApplied Nursing Research
Journal citation24 (4), pp. 244 - 255
PublisherW. B. Saunders Co., Ltd.
ISSN0897-1897
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apnr.2009.12.004
Page range244 - 255
Place of publicationUnited States of America
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