Examining association of registered nurse staffing with mortality risk of older patients with sepsis

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About The Study: The results of this analysis of 1,958 acute care hospitals and 702,000 patients suggest that hospitals that provide more registered nurse hours of care could likely decrease the likelihood of mortality in Medicare patients with sepsis.

Authors: Jeannie P. Cimiotti, Ph.D., of Emory University in Atlanta, is the corresponding author.

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