Tightening Ratios

Thrall, Terese Hudson
January 2004
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jan2004, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p24
Trade Publication
Reports on the nursing challenges faced by the state of California in complying to the new staff ratio rules from the U.S. Health Department as of January 2004. Ratio of nurses to medical-surgical and emergency department patients under the rules; Fines that will be imposed on hospitals that are violating rules; Top five states in terms of the number of working nurses per 100,000 people.


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