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A petition by doctors against pay increases, nurses reporting themselves for poor standards of care, pilot projects to determine proper staffing ratios, and a drop in the number of students applying for nursing programs, have all followed in the wake of the stir caused by the overworked Quebec nurse’s cry for help on Facebook in January this year.
After yet another exhausting nightshift, Émilie Ricard, a 24-year old nurse from Quebec in Canada, shared a post to her friends on Facebook.
Nurses across the US as being encouraged to support the two bills for safe nurse staffing currently under consideration at the federal level.
The following points about nurse staffing levels are supported by mounting research evidence in published studies across the world.
Research showed that there were lesser mortality rates within facilities that have more doctors and nurses on duty to provide immediate care during critical patient situations.
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