Tag: nurse shortage
During 2018, as in every year before, millions of...
The majority of nurses who responded to a recent survey by LNC STAT are unhappy with their working conditions.
The University of Maine has come up with a wide-reaching plan to do something about the looming nursing workforce crisis in the state of Maine.
Improved patient outcomes are dependent on safe nurse staffing levels as well as not substituting registered nurses with lower qualified categories of nurses and support staff.
Nurses were more likely to call in sick when scheduled to work a 12-hour shift, as well as significantly more likely to be absent due to illness after a series of long 12-hour shifts.
An in-depth investigation into stillbirths and neonatal deaths showed that in the large majority of cases different care during labor and directly after birth could have led to a better outcome.
The shortage of nurses has reached a point where hospitals in the US are facing massively increased staffing costs.