Objective. To examine whether actual nurse staffing predicts missed nursing care, controlling for other unit characteristics. Design. This study utilized a cross-sectional, descriptive design. Setting. Ten hospitals in the Midwestern region of the USA. Participants. Nursing staff members with direct care responsibilities (n ¼ 4288) on 110 care units.
Journal: International Journal for Quality in Health Care 2011; Volume 23, Number 3: pp. 302-308
Authors: Beatrice J. Kalisch, Dana Tschannen and Kyung Hee Lee
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