Licensed nurse staffing and adverse events in hospitals.

@article{Unruh2003LicensedNS,
  title={Licensed nurse staffing and adverse events in hospitals.},
  author={Lynn Unruh},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={2003},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={142-52}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the changes in licensed nursing staff in Pennsylvania hospitals from 1991 to 1997, and to assess the relationship of licensed nursing staff with patient adverse events in hospitals. DATA SOURCE A convenience sample of all Pennsylvania, acute-care, hospitals, 1991 to 1997. STUDY DESIGN The study first describes the percentage change of licensed nursing staff categories in Pennsylvania hospitals from 1991 to 1997. Second, random effects Poisson regressions are used to… CONTINUE READING

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