Understaffing issues ignored: patient safety at risk

July 2010
Australian Nursing Journal;Jul2010, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p20
The author reports that California nurses may strike after state officials did not act on understaffing complaints from nurses at University of California Davis Medical Centre in Sacremento.


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