Nursing care quality and adverse events in US hospitals.

  title={Nursing care quality and adverse events in US hospitals.},
  author={Robert James Lucero and Eileen T Lake and Linda H. Aiken},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  volume={19 15-16},
AIM To examine the association between nurses' reports of unmet nursing care needs and their reports of patients' receipt of the wrong medication or dose, nosocomial infections and patient falls with injury in hospitals. BACKGROUND Because nursing activities are often difficult to measure, and data are typically not collected by health care organisations, there are few studies that have addressed the association between nursing activities and patient outcomes. DESIGN Secondary analysis of… CONTINUE READING


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