Hospital nurse staffing models and patient and staff-related outcomes.

  title={Hospital nurse staffing models and patient and staff-related outcomes.},
  author={Michelle M. Butler and Rita Collins and Jonathan Drennan and Phil Halligan and D{\'o}nal O'Math{\'u}na and Timothy John Schultz and Ann J. Sheridan and Eileen Vilis},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Nurse staffing interventions have been introduced across countries in recent years in response to changing patient requirements, developments in patient care, and shortages of qualified nursing staff. These include changes in skill mix, grade mix or qualification mix, staffing levels, nursing shifts or nurses' work patterns. Nurse staffing has been closely linked to patient outcomes, organisational outcomes such as costs, and staff-related outcomes. OBJECTIVES Our aim was to… CONTINUE READING
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