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Hospital Nursing & 30-Day Readmissions

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Improvements in nurses’ work environments and staffing may help prevent readmissions for patients with heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, and pneumonia. A study found that each additional patient per nurse was associated with 7% to 9% higher odds of readmission. Good work environments were associated with 6% to 10% lower odds of readmission.

Abstract: Medical Care, January 2013.

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