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Nurse turnover: a literature review - an update.
BACKGROUND Concerns related to the complex issue of nursing turnover continue to challenge healthcare leaders in every sector of health care. Voluntary nurse turnover is shown to be influenced by aExpand
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Nursing staffing, nursing workload, the work environment and patient outcomes.
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 aExpand
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Violence toward nurses, the work environment, and patient outcomes.
PURPOSE To relate nurses' self-rated perceptions of violence (emotional abuse, threat, or actual violence) on medical-surgical units to the nursing working environment and to patient outcomes. Expand
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A comparative review of nurse turnover rates and costs across countries.
AIMS To compare nurse turnover rates and costs from four studies in four countries (US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand) that have used the same costing methodology; the original Nursing Turnover CostExpand
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The Delphi technique: a comparison of results obtained using two expert panels.
  • C. Duffield
  • Medicine
  • International journal of nursing studies
  • 1 June 1993
The Delphi technique is a useful method of obtaining group consensus. However, "consensus" is not usually defined when this technique is used. This paper describes a study in which two panels ofExpand
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Nursing unit managers, staff retention and the work environment.
AIM AND OBJECTIVE This paper examined the impact of leadership characteristics of nursing unit managers, as perceived by staff nurses, on staff satisfaction and retention. BACKGROUND A positiveExpand
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Methods of measuring nursing workload in Australia.
Continuing and worsening nurse shortages nationally and internationally have reignited the debate in Australia about the methods of measuring nursing workload. As workload is one of the mostExpand
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Nursing: A Stepping Stone to Future Careers
Objective: To identify the range of positions to which registered nurses moved when they left the profession and to explore the perceptions of respondents about the skills and experiences gained fromExpand
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How much time do nurses have for patients? a longitudinal study quantifying hospital nurses' patterns of task time distribution and interactions with health professionals
BackgroundTime nurses spend with patients is associated with improved patient outcomes, reduced errors, and patient and nurse satisfaction. Few studies have measured how nurses distribute their timeExpand
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Nursing churn and turnover in Australian hospitals: nurses perceptions and suggestions for supportive strategies
BackgroundThis study aimed to reveal nurses’ experiences and perceptions of turnover in Australian hospitals and identify strategies to improve retention, performance and job satisfaction. NursingExpand
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