Instability in patient and nurse characteristics, unit complexity and patient and system outcomes.

@article{Duffield2015InstabilityIP,
  title={Instability in patient and nurse characteristics, unit complexity and patient and system outcomes.},
  author={Christine Duffield and Michael A Roche and Sofia Dimitrelis and Caroline S. E. Homer and James M Buchan},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2015},
  volume={71 6},
  pages={
          1288-98
        }
}
AIMS To explore key factors related to nursing unit instability, complexity and patient and system outcomes. BACKGROUND The relationship between nurse staffing and quality of patient outcomes is well known. The nursing unit is an important but different aspect that links to complexity and to system and patient outcomes. The relationship between the instability, complexity and outcomes needs further exploration. DESIGN Descriptive. METHODS Data were collected via a nurse survey, unit… CONTINUE READING
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