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Reduce nurse burnout by treating nurses as well as we treat patients

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchI really like reading articles on KevinMD.com.  It seems like an oxymoron, but I find that he is very pro-nurses and usually takes the side of nurses in most issues.  Maybe his mother or his wife … Continue reading

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Nurse Staffing Costs Must Be Weighed Against Cost of Errors

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Here is an article that talks about staffing…again.  This article, however, is written from the administrator’s vantage point and is remarkable in what it states.  Nurses are necessary!  Nurses can affect the hospital’s bottom-line in … Continue reading

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Overworked and understaffed

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere’s an article I found that is an opinion of Dennis Kosuth.   Although I am usually not rabid in my push for improved nurse staffing, I do find myself looking around and thinking, “There has to … Continue reading

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States Consider Merits of Mandated Staffing Ratios

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchAs a member of my hospital’s Staffing Effectiveness Committee, I found this article to be a welcome sight.  My experience on this committee, that is mandated by the state legislature, has not been positive.  This meeting … Continue reading

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Does Mandating Nurse-Patient Ratios Improve Care?

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere is an article that presents both sides of the Nurse-Patient Ratio debate.  This is from a management website, so the slant is pro-management, but I think the information presented is fair and accurate.  While I … Continue reading

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Nurse to Patient Ratios

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchI read the article below and found myself rethinking some of my attitudes and opinions about staff ratios.  I believe I will be buying this book along with another book about how the media’s portrayal of … Continue reading

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Success in the Windy City: Hospitals Tackle New-Nurse Turnover

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image by Getty Images via Daylife Since I began serving on the nurse retention committee at my hospital, I have become more aware of costs and of turnover rates.  As this article points out, it … Continue reading

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What’s It Gonna Take to Improve Nurse Staffing? « Off the Charts

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere is an article I found from AJN that addresses the lack of movement in making any improvements in staffing and nursing environments despite studies that show an increasing number of nurses who are unhappy with … Continue reading

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