California’s nurse-to-patient ratios have been in place since 2004. The author reviews outcomes at the nurse level from a comprehensive literature review. Data suggest that increased levels of nurse staffing have resulted in greater job satisfaction.
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Author Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Orvis School of Nursing, University of Nevada, Reno.
The author declares no conflicts of interest.
Correspondence: Dr Serratt, University of Nevada, Reno, 1664 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89557-0134 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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