Impact of skill mix variations on patient outcomes following implementation of nursing hours per patient day staffing: a retrospective study.

@article{Twigg2012ImpactOS,
  title={Impact of skill mix variations on patient outcomes following implementation of nursing hours per patient day staffing: a retrospective study.},
  author={Diane E Twigg and Christine Duffield and Alexandra Bremner and Patrica A Rapley and Judith A. Finn},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2012},
  volume={68 12},
  pages={
          2710-8
        }
}
AIMS This article is a report of a study of the association between skill mix and 14 nursing-sensitive outcomes following implementation of the nursing hours per patient day staffing method in Western Australian public hospitals in 2002, which determined nursing hours by ward category but not skill mix. BACKGROUND Findings from previous studies indicate that higher nurse staffing levels and a richer skill mix are associated with improved patient outcomes. Measuring skill mix at a hospital… CONTINUE READING
BETA
Highly Cited
This paper has 45 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS
Tweets
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Explore Further: Topics Discussed in This Paper

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 14 CITATIONS

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 23 REFERENCES

Glueing it Together: Nurses, Their Work Environment and Patient Safety

  • C. Duffield, M. Roche, +5 authors J. Hall
  • 2007
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

A review of workload measures : a context for a new staffing methodology in Western Australia

  • D. Twigg, C. Duffield, A. Bremner, P. Rapley
  • International Journal of Nursing Studies
  • 2009

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…