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Development of the practice environment scale of the Nursing Work Index.
  • E. Lake
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • Research in nursing & health
  • 12 March 2018
TLDR
Five subscales were derived from the Nursing Work Index to measure the hospital nursing practice environment, using 1985-1986 nurse data from 16 magnet hospitals, and all measures were highly reliable at the nurse and hospital levels. Expand
Statistics and Data Analysis for Nursing Research
TLDR
Students are guided through the complete analysis process from performing a statistical analysis to the rationale behind doing so, and management of data, including how and why to recode variables for analysis, how to "clean" data, and how to work around missing data, is discussed. Expand
Lower Medicare Mortality Among a Set of Hospitals Known for Good Nursing Care
TLDR
The same factors that lead hospitals to be identified as effective from the standpoint of the organization of nursing care are associated with lower mortality among Medicare patients. Expand
Effects of Hospital Care Environment on Patient Mortality and Nurse Outcomes
TLDR
Care environment elements must be optimized alongside nurse staffing and education to achieve high quality of care and patients had significantly lower risks of death and failure to rescue in hospitals with better care environments. Expand
The Nursing Practice Environment
  • E. Lake
  • Medicine
  • Medical care research and review : MCRR
  • 1 April 2007
TLDR
The Practice Environment Scale of the Nursing Work Index (PES-NWI) is proposed as the most useful instrument because its content, length, and dissemination best satisfy the set of criteria. Expand
Development of the practice environment scale of the nursing work index
TLDR
Five subscales were derived from the Nursing Work Index to measure the hospital nursing practice environment, using 1985-1986 nurse data from 16 magnet hospitals, and all measures were highly reliable at the nurse and hospital levels. Expand
Variations in Nursing Practice Environments: Relation to Staffing and Hospital Characteristics
TLDR
Considerable variation exists in the quality of hospital nursing practice environments across hospitals and to examine their associations to hospital bed size, community size, teaching intensity, and nurse staffing levels. Expand
Effects of Hospital Care Environment on Patient Mortality and Nurse Outcomes
TLDR
Care environment elements must be optimized alongside nurse staffing and education to achieve high quality of care and patients had significantly lower risks of death and failure to rescue in hospitals with better care environments. Expand
Hospital nurse practice environments and outcomes for surgical oncology patients.
TLDR
This study is one of the first to examine the predictive validity of the National Quality Forum's endorsed measure of the nurse practice environment and could reduce adverse outcomes for hospitalized surgical oncology patients. Expand
Nursing care quality and adverse events in US hospitals.
TLDR
Attention to optimising patient care delivery could result in a reduction in the occurrence of adverse events in hospitals, and hospitals should engage staff nurses in the creation of policies that influence human resources management to enhance their awareness of the care environment and patient Care delivery. Expand
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