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Nurse cuts ‘linked to death rates’, says major study

Nursing cutbacks are directly linked to higher patient death rates in hospitals, a major study has found.
Every extra patient added to a nurse’s workload increases the risk of death within a month of surgery by 7%, according to data from 300 European hospitals in nine countries.

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http://www.nursingtimes.net/nursing-practice/clinical-zones/patient-safety/nurse-cuts-linked-to-death-rates-says-major-study/5068387.article?blocktitle=News&contentID=4385

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