Nursing shortages prompts procedural and staffing changes at blood clinics
- An open letter to hospital administrators. Smith, Leona L. // RN;Feb89, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p108
Presents the text of an open letter to hospital administrators in the U.S. about the nursing shortage in the country.
- A medical crisis: Who'll care for your patients? Chesanow, Neil // Medical Economics;05/07/2001, Vol. 78 Issue 9, p67
Focuses on the shortage of registered nurses (RN) in hospitals and nursing homes in the United States. Effect of the shortage on the hospital's ability to provide timely access to nonemergency services; How the shortage of RN started; Reasons for the shortage of RN.
- Hospitals scurry to keep current nurse staffs; work to recruit future grads. Levenson, Deborah // AHA News;03/27/2000, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p4
Deals with the impact of shortage of nurses in hospitals across the United States. Problems associated with the shortage; Recruitment of new graduates; Strategies of organizations to retain old nurses.
- Where are the nurses? DeCarlo, Tessa // Good Housekeeping;Mar2002, Vol. 234 Issue 3, p110
Examines the impact of the short supply of registered nurses at hospitals in the United States. Decline in the enrollment in nursing schools since 1996; Responsibilities of nurses; Roots of the shortage; Solutions to the problem.
- Expect RN shortage, JAMA forecasts. Levenson, Deborah // AHA News;06/19/2000, Vol. 36 Issue 24, p3
Presents information on a study about the nursing force in the United States. Shortage in registered nurses; Reasons for the shortage; Prevalence of aged nurses.
- Attract and retain RNs. Hutchinson, Marla; Mattice, Sandra // Modern Healthcare;01/31/2000, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p22
Addresses the shortage of registered nurses in the United States. Reasons for the dwindling supply of quality nurses; Five fundamental qualities healthcare organizations should have; Recruitment and retention strategies.
- U.S. Is Not The Only One Facing A Nursing Shortage. Schiff, Lisa // RN;Jan2001, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p14
Focuses on the shortage of nurses in Great Britain. Effect of the shortage of nurses; Effort of the Department of Health to encourage nurses to defer their retirement; Invitation for retired nurses to take short-term contracts.
- The Nursing Shortage: A Crisis in Health Care. Benjamin, Georges C. // Physician Executive;Sep/Oct2000, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p77
Reports on the increase in the demand for nurses by health care entities which outstrip the supply in many areas of the United States. Concerns on adequate nursing workforce; Complexity of the causes of the shortage; Contribution of the aging workforce, employment opportunities in other...
- world briefs. // Australian Nursing Journal;Jul2002, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p16
Reports on the nursing shortage in Ghana, as of July 2002. Total number of practicing nurses in the country; Attribution to the trend.