Nurses are overworked, stressed, and hard to find

Shapiro, Joseph P.
June 2001
U.S. News & World Report;06/18/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 24, p54
Focuses on the effects of a nursing shortage in the United States as of June, 2001. How studies suggest the illness and death rates decline as nurse staffing levels rise; Mention of nurses' strikes in Minnesota, Massachusetts and Ohio.


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