Nursing Staff/Patient Ratio Surveys: An Overview of the Literature

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The nursing staff shortage of the last two decades has had far-reaching ramifications throughout the profession. Staff shortages affect various aspects of the healthcare delivery system, and one area that is of understandable concern is that of patient care. In light of this situation, many researchers have endeavored to either review or conduct studies on how nursing staff shortages demonstrably affect patient care in different arenas and settings, and in what situations. In some instances the reviewed studies were proprietary; in others, the...
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