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Stressful nurses: the effect on patient outcomes

Journal of Nursing Care Quality

Apr 1, 1996

J DuganG Widmeyer

PMID: 8634470

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The article describes a study that measured, over a 3-month period, staffing problems, including turnover rates; nurse incidents, including absenteeism, back injuries, and needle sticks; and patient incidents, including falls and medication errors. The self-reported stress of the nurses...read more

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Acquired Ichthyosis
Burnout, Professional
Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care)
Personnel Turnover
Psychology, Industrial
Safety, Occupational
Nursing Staff, Hospital
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Stressful nurses: the effect on patient outcomes

Journal of Nursing Care Quality

Apr 1, 1996

J DuganG Widmeyer

PMID: 8634470

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Abstract

The article describes a study that measured, over a 3-month period, staffing problems, including turnover rates; nurse incidents, including absenteeism, back injuries, and needle sticks; and patient incidents, including falls and medication errors. The self-reported stress of the nurses...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Acquired Ichthyosis
Burnout, Professional
Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care)
Personnel Turnover
Psychology, Industrial
Safety, Occupational
Nursing Staff, Hospital

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Complications in surgical patients

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Toward healthier hospitals

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