Mandatory Nurse-Patient Staffing Research

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I am in favor of mandatory nurse-patient staffing. Nursing is evidence-base practice. So why isn’t there a mandatory nurse-patient staffing in Louisiana hospitals. At hospitals across the United States floor nurses are still caring for 6 patients. The research has been done and it proves that safe staffing equal safe patient care which result in better patient outcome (Allen, 2013). California is 1 of 14 states that have nurse staffing regulations. A study was done at 604 hospitals in California, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. New Jersey and Pennsylvania did not have mandatory nurse staffing. Over one million patients who had common surgical procedures were studied over a two-year period. The studied concluded, 486 patients in New Jersey and
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