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The cost of nurse-sensitive adverse events.

Pappas SH. The cost of nurse-sensitive adverse events. J Nurs Adm. 2008;38(5):230-236. doi:10.1097/01.NNA.0000312770.19481.ce

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June 4, 2008
Pappas SH. J Nurs Adm. 2008;38(5):230-236.

This study determined that the actual direct cost of an adverse event was $1029 per congestive heart failure case and $903 per surgical case. The authors suggest that their methodology may assist nursing leadership in decision-making around staffing and prevention measures.

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Pappas SH. The cost of nurse-sensitive adverse events. J Nurs Adm. 2008;38(5):230-236. doi:10.1097/01.NNA.0000312770.19481.ce

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