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Nurs Econ. 2003 Nov-Dec;21(6):262-8, 299, 259.

Nurse retention: is it worth it?

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Mercy San Juan Medical Center, Carmichael, CA, USA.

Abstract

Nurse turnover costs thousands of dollars and negatively affects patient outcomes. Study results indicate experienced nurses perceive decreased autonomy and task orientation, and increased work pressure in their work environments. Strategies are presented to help retain RNs, save money, and improve patient outcomes.

PMID:
14705555
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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