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Mitchell BG, Gardner A, Stone PW, Hall L, Pogorzelska-Maziarz M. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2018;44:613-622.
Mitchell BG ; Gardner A ; Stone PW; et al. Hospital staffing and health care–associated infections: a systematic review of the literature. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2018; 44: 613-622
Lack of appropriate staffing can diminish the safety and effectiveness of medical services. In this systematic review, researchers found that increased hospital staffing was generally associated with decreased rates of health care–associated infections.
Missed Nursing Care
Nurse staffing, nursing assistants and hospital mortality: retrospective longitudinal cohort study.
Griffiths P, Maruotti A, Recio Saucedo A, et al; Missed Care Study Group. BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 Dec 4; [Epub ahead of print].
Nurse staffing levels, missed vital signs and mortality in hospitals: retrospective longitudinal observational study.
Griffiths P, Ball J, Bloor K, et al. Health Services and Delivery Research. Southampton, UK: NIHR Journals Library; 2018.
Still Failing the Frail.
Simmons-Ritchie D. Penn Live. November 15, 2018.
Association of nurse workload with missed nursing care in the neonatal intensive care unit.
Tubbs-Cooley HL, Mara CA, Carle AC, Mark BA, Pickler RH. JAMA Pediatr. 2019;173:44-51.
Effect of changes in hospital nursing resources on improvements in patient safety and quality of care: a panel study.
Sloane DM, Smith HL, McHugh MD, Aiken LH. Med Care. 2018;56:1001-1008.
Patient outcomes after the introduction of statewide ICU nurse staffing regulations.
Law AC, Stevens JP, Hohmann S, Walkey AJ. Crit Care Med. 2018;46:1563-1569.
Description and factors associated with missed nursing care in an acute care community hospital.
Duffy JR, Culp S, Padrutt T. J Nurs Adm. 2018;48:361-367.
Association of nurse engagement and nurse staffing on patient safety.
Brooks Carthon JM, Hatfield L, Plover C, et al. J Nurs Care Qual. 2019;34:40-46.
The association between nurse staffing and omissions in nursing care: a systematic review.
Griffiths P, Recio-Saucedo A, Dall'Ora C, et al; Missed Care Study Group. J Adv Nurs. 2018;74:1474-1487.
In Conversation With… Linda Aiken, PhD, RN
Missed Nursing Care: A Key Measure for Patient Safety
Jane Ball, PhD, and Peter Griffiths, PhD
Post-operative mortality, missed care and nurse staffing in nine countries: a cross-sectional study.
Ball JE, Bruyneel L, Aiken LH, et al; RN4Cast Consortium. Int J Nurs Stud. 2018;78:10-15.
Nurse workload and inexperienced medical staff members are associated with seasonal peaks in severe adverse events in the adult medical intensive care unit: a seven-year prospective study.
Faisy C, Davagnar C, Ladiray D, et al. Int J Nurs Stud. 2016;62:60-70.
Nurse staffing levels and patient-reported missed nursing care.
Dabney BW, Kalisch BJ. J Nurs Care Qual. 2015;30:306-312.
The relationship between registered nurses and nursing home quality: an integrative review (2008–2014).
Dellefield ME, Castle NG, Mcgilton KS, Spilsbury K. Nurs Econ. 2015;33:95-108.
Nurses' shift length and overtime working in 12 European countries: the association with perceived quality of care and patient safety.
Griffiths P, Dall'Ora C, Simon M, et al; RN4CAST Consortium. Med Care. 2014;52:975-981.
Predictors of unit-level medication administration accuracy: microsystem impacts on medication safety.
Donaldson N, Aydin C, Fridman M. J Nurs Adm. 2014;44:353-361.
Stress on the ward: evidence of safety tipping points in hospitals.
Kuntz L, Mennicken R, Scholtes S. Manage Sci. 2014;61:754-771.
Nurse staffing and education and hospital mortality in nine European countries: a retrospective observational study.
Aiken LH, Sloane DM, Bruyneel L, et al; RN4CAST Consortium. Lancet. 2014;383:1824-1830.
'Care left undone' during nursing shifts: associations with workload and perceived quality of care.
Ball JE, Murrells T, Rafferty AM, Morrow E, Griffiths P. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:116-125.
Drawn curtains, muted alarms, and diverted attention lead to tragedy in the postanesthesia care unit.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. March 21, 2013;18:1-3.
In Conversation With… Jack Needleman, PhD
Preparing for Health Reform: The Federal Government and the Nursing Workforce
Peter I. Buerhaus, PhD, RN
Nurse staffing, burnout, and health care–associated infection.
Cimiotti JP, Aiken LH, Sloane DM, Wu ES. Am J Infect Control. 2012;40:486-490.
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