The impact of nursing numbers and skills mix on patient outcomes

Kim Forrester

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Abstract

This column reviews a recent inquest conducted by the Northern Territory coroner into the death of a patient in the Royal Darwin Hospital (Inquest into the Death of Margaret Winter [2008] NTMC 049). It analyses the impact on patient outcomes of the decisions that are made about nursing numbers and the most appropriate skills mix in particular situations. It also looks at the decision-making processes involved in making such assessments.
Original languageEnglish
Article number1320-159X
Pages (from-to)759-763
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Law and Medicine
Volume16
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes

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Forrester, Kim. / The impact of nursing numbers and skills mix on patient outcomes. In: Journal of Law and Medicine. 2009 ; Vol. 16, No. 5. pp. 759-763.
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