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Staffing levels and nursing-sensitive patient outcomes: umbrella review and qualitative study.

Blume KS, Dietermann K, Kirchner-Heklau U, et al. Staffing levels and nursing-sensitive patient outcomes: Umbrella review and qualitative study. Health Serv Res. 2021;56(5):885-907. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.13647.

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November 3, 2021
Blume KS, Dietermann K, Kirchner‐Heklau U, et al. Health Serv Res. 2021;56(5):885-907.

Nurse staffing levels have been shown to impact patient outcomes. Through an umbrella literature review and expert interviews, researchers developed a list of nurse-sensitive patient outcomes (NSPO). This list provides researchers potential avenues for future studies examining the link between nurse staffing levels and patient outcomes.

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Blume KS, Dietermann K, Kirchner-Heklau U, et al. Staffing levels and nursing-sensitive patient outcomes: Umbrella review and qualitative study. Health Serv Res. 2021;56(5):885-907. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.13647.