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The impact of nurse staffing levels and nurse’s education on patient mortality in medical and surgical wards: an observational multicentre study - BMC Health Services Research

The impact of nurse staffing levels and nurse’s education on patient mortality in medical and surgical wards: an observational multicentre study - BMC Health Services Research

Background Growing evidence indicates that improved nurse staffing in acute hospitals is associated with lower hospital mortality. Current research is limited to studies using hospital level data or without proper adjustment for confounders which makes the translation to practice difficult. Method In this observational study we analysed retrospectively the control group of a stepped wedge randomised controlled trial concerning 14 medical and 14...

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