Patient and unit effects on expected length of stay using multi-level latent path analyses
In its watershed report on the future of nursing, the Institute of Medicine references the emerging body of literature that links patient quality and safety directly to nursing care. However, systematic literature reviews, including articles cited by the IOM, show that the effects of nursing on patient outcomes are mixed, particularly for acute care patients in hospital units outside intensive care. The aim of this study was to examine differences in length of stay (from expected length of stay) through analyses of adult, pediatric, and neonatal patients nested in 38 units in the acute care ...
(For more, see "View full record.")
Andrus, Lynne Catherine
Access restricted until May 31, 2016.