TITLE

Ratios Go To Washington

AUTHOR(S)
Demoro, Roseann
PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
National Nurse;Apr2013, Vol. 109 Issue 3, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a bill that would establish minimum, specific Registered Nurses (RN) staffing ratios for every hospital in Washington D.C. before the city council in the District of Columbia. The concern of safe staffing was addressed by nurses who campaigned in favor of The Patient Protection Act. It mentions that nurses in other parts of U.S. too are campaigning for similar bills despite severe lobbying from the hospital industry.
ACCESSION #
88050687

 

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