Predicting nursing turnover with catastrophe theory.

  title={Predicting nursing turnover with catastrophe theory.},
  author={Cheryl Wagner},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  volume={66 9},
AIM This paper is a report of a study comparing an innovative nonlinear model and a traditional linear model for accuracy in prediction of nursing turnover. BACKGROUND An international, sustained nursing shortage creates a need to target accurately the staff population at risk for turnover. Existing linear methodology is cumbersome with the number of variables needed, while producing inadequate results. Nonlinear modelling methods offer increased simplicity and accuracy in predictability… CONTINUE READING

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