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Mass. ICU nurse staffing regulations did not improve patient mortality and complications

20:00 EDT 3 Sep 2018 | AAAS

(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) In 2014, Massachusetts lawmakers passed a law requiring a 1:1 or 2:1 patient-to-nurse staffing ratio in intensive care units (ICU) in the state, as guided by a tool that accounts for patient acuity and anticipated care intensity. The regulations were intended to ensure patient safety in the state's ICUs, but new research led by physician-researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center found the staffing regulations were not associated with improved patient outcomes.

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