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Nurse staffing and inpatient hospital mortality.
Needleman J, Buerhaus P, Pankratz VS, Leibson CL, Stevens SR, Harris M. N Engl J Med. 2011;364:1037-1045.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Navigating the perfect storm: balancing a culture of safety with workforce challenges.
Nurs Res. 2008;57(suppl 1):S1-S24.
Wrong Route for Nutrients
Scott-Cawiezell JR, AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. July 2008.
Enacting the Washington state patient safety act requiring hospital staffing plans for nursing services and establishing recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
Washington State Legislature. HB 1602 (2003).
Impact of the nurse shortage on hospital patient care: comparative perspectives.
Buerhaus PI, Donelan K, Ulrich BT, Norman L. DesRoches C, Dittus R. Health Aff (Millwood). 2007;26:853-862.
Working conditions that support patient safety.
Hughes RG, Clancy CM. J Nurs Care Qual. 2005;20:289-292.
Effects of nurse staffing and nurse education on patient deaths in hospitals with different nurse work environments.
Aiken LH, Cimiotti JP, Sloane DM, Smith HL, Flynn L, Neff DF. Med Care. 2011;49:1047-1053.
Hospital nurse staffing and patient mortality, emotional exhaustion, and job dissatisfaction.
Halm M, Peterson M, Kandels M, et al. Clin Nurse Spec. 2005;19:241-251.
Sleepy nurses: are we willing to accept the challenge today?
Surani S, Murphy J, Shah A. Nurs Adm Q. 2007;31:146-151.
The effect of nurse staffing patterns on medical errors and nurse burnout.
Garrett C. AORN J. 2008;87:1191-1192, 1194, 1196-1200, 1202-1204.
Operational failures and interruptions in hospital nursing.
Tucker AL, Spear SJ. Health Serv Res. 2006;41:643-662.
Nurse-staffing levels and the quality of care in hospitals.
Needleman J, Buerhaus P, Mattke S, Stewart M, Zelevinsky K. N Engl J Med. 2002;346:1715-1722.
Nurse staffing in hospitals: is there a business case for quality?
Needleman J, Buerhaus PI, Stewart M, Zelevinsky K, Mattke S. Health Aff (Millwood). 2006;25:204-211.
Nurses' work schedule characteristics, nurse staffing, and patient mortality.
Trinkoff AM, Johantgen M, Storr CL, Gurses AP, Liang Y, Han K. Nurs Res. 2011;60:1-8.
A human factors framework and study of the effect of nursing workload on patient safety and employee quality of working life.
Holden RJ, Scanlon MC, Patel NR, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2011;20:15-24.
Nurse working conditions and patient safety outcomes.
Stone PW, Mooney-Kane C, Larson EL, et al. Med Care. 2007;45:571-578.
The association of shift-level nurse staffing with adverse patient events.
Patrician PA, Loan L, McCarthy M, et al. J Nurs Adm. 2011;41:64-70.
Keeping Patients Safe: Transforming the Work Environment of Nurses.
Committee on the Work Environment for Nurses and Patient Safety, Board on Health Care Services, Page A, ed. Washington, DC: National Academies Press; 2004.
Performance-based payment incentives increase burden and blame for hospital nurses.
Kurtzman ET, O'Leary D, Sheingold BH, Devers KJ, Dawson EM, Johnson JE. Health Aff (Millwood). 2011;30:211-218.
Use of temporary nurses and nurse and patient safety outcomes in acute care hospital units.
Bae SH, Mark B, Fried B. Health Care Manage Rev. 2010;35:333-344.
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