From the Patient Safety Monitor Blog: Study says improved nurse-patient ratios could reduce mortality rates

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April 21, 2010

A recent study authored by renowned nurse investigator Linda Aiken, PhD, FAAN, FRCN, RN, found that California's nursing ratio laws, which went into effect in 2004, have helped improve quality outcomes, especially when compared with states that do not have as strict ratios, reports HealthLeaders Media.

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