White Paper: The Work Environment, Nursing Staffing, and Outcomes in Hemodialysis Settings
Written by: Charlotte Thomas-Hawkins, PhD, RN and Linda Flynn, PhD, RN
College of Nursing, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Study funded by the American Nephrology Nurses Association
It is the purpose of this paper to communicate to key stakeholders the preliminary findings of a recent study, conducted by Drs. Thomas-Hawkins and Flynn, that explored the impact of system factors, including registered nurse staffing levels, on nurse-reported patient outcomes in hemodialysis units.
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