Nurse staffing and health care-associated infections: Proceedings from a working group meeting.

@article{Jackson2002NurseSA,
  title={Nurse staffing and health care-associated infections: Proceedings from a working group meeting.},
  author={M. Jackson and Linda A. Chiarello and Robert P. Gaynes and Julie Louise Gerberding},
  journal={American journal of infection control},
  year={2002},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={
          199-206
        }
}
The nation is facing a nursing shortage that is creating a crisis for quality health care and patient safety. Research has documented that problems with nurse staffing are associated with health care-associated infections and other adverse events that affect patient outcomes. These ominous facts, stated during the opening of an expert consultants meeting convened by the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, laid the foundation for a day-long… CONTINUE READING

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