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The association between nurse staffing and omissions in nursing care: a systematic review.

Griffiths P, Recio-Saucedo A, Dall'Ora C, et al. Journal of advanced nursing. 2018;74:1474-1487.

Inadequate hospital nurse staffing is linked to increased mortality. This systematic review found that lower nurse staffing is associated with more reports of missed nursing care. Two of the authors summarized the science of missed nursing care in a recent PSNet perspective.