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OBJECTIVE To determine whether hospitals with a good organisation of care (such as improved nurse staffing and work environments) can affect patient care and nurse workforce stability in European countries. DESIGN Cross sectional surveys of patients and nurses. SETTING Nurses were surveyed in general acute care hospitals (488 in 12 European countries;(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine whether nurse staffing in California hospitals, where state-mandated minimum nurse-to-patient ratios are in effect, differs from two states without legislation and whether those differences are associated with nurse and patient outcomes. DATA SOURCES Primary survey data from 22,336 hospital staff nurses in California, Pennsylvania,(More)
Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Study and Conference Center in the Fall of 1997. The data analyzed in the paper were collected under grants from the Rockefeller Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The analysis and writing of the paper was partly supported by grants RO1-HD33757 and RO1-HD33791 from the National Institute of Child Health and(More)
IMPORTANCE The literature suggests that hospitals with better nursing work environments provide better quality of care. Less is known about value (cost vs quality). OBJECTIVES To test whether hospitals with better nursing work environments displayed better value than those with worse nursing environments and to determine patient risk groups associated(More)
  • Herbert L Smith, Herbert Smith, Philippe Guilbert, David Haziza, Yves Tillé Paris, Dunod
  • 2014
A large study of nurses conducted in the U.S. states of California (CA) and Pennsylvania (PA) is based on two large samples: n^CA≈100,000 and n^PA≈65,000. The study was conducted by mail and had response rates of: p^CA=.27 and p^PA=.39 ;; the number of respondents is thus, respectively, : n_1^CA≈28,000 and n_1^PA≈25,000. Although there are many respondents,(More)
Smith, Herbert L., "La causalité en sociologie et démographie. Retour sur le principe de l'action humaine" (2012). PSC Working Paper Series. 51. La causalité en sociologie et démographie. Retour sur le principe de l'action humaine Abstract Dans la littérature anglo-saxonne, le critère de « manipulation » dans l'étude des liens de causalité est actuellement(More)
Work engagement and occupational stress in nurses and other healthcare workers: The role of organizational and personal factors. traumatic stress in trauma nurses. An investigation of the relationship between safety climate and medication errors as well as other nurse and patient outcomes. (2013). Stress in nurses: Stress-related affect and its determinants(More)
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