The effect of nurse staffing on clinical outcomes of children in hospital: a systematic review.

@article{Wilson2011TheEO,
  title={The effect of nurse staffing on clinical outcomes of children in hospital: a systematic review.},
  author={Sally L Wilson and Alexandra Bremner and Yvonne C Hauck and Judith Finn},
  journal={International journal of evidence-based healthcare},
  year={2011},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={97-121}
}
AIM The aim of the present study was to identify any association between nurse staffing and clinical outcomes in hospitalised children. INCLUSION CRITERIA Quantitative studies that evaluated the effect of nurse staffing on clinical outcomes of hospitalised children aged from 0-18 years. Measures of nurse staffing included nursing hours per patient day, nurse-to-patient ratio, skill mix and nurse characteristics such as level of education and years of experience. The clinical outcomes were… CONTINUE READING