The Hospital Nurse Workforce : Problems and Prospects

  title={The Hospital Nurse Workforce : Problems and Prospects},
  author={Linda H. Aiken},
News media over the past two years have focused intensively on the implications of hospitals having too few nurses: Reader's Digest, " How hospitals are gambling with your life " (2001); New York Times, " Nursing shortage is raising worries on patients' care " (2001); Wall Street Journal, " How to lessen impact of nursing shortage on your hospital stay " (2001); Chicago Tribune, " Nursing mistakes kill, injure thousands " (2000); Washington Post, " When the hospital staff isn't enough " (2001… CONTINUE READING


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