Safety in Numbers  


Safety in Numbers
Cornell University Press | October 26, 2021 | 272 pages
ISBN: 9780801446832

Examining the controversy of legally mandated nurse-to-patient ratios, this critical study addresses both sides of the debate to assess the costs, benefits, and effectiveness of ratios; describes how hospital cost-cutting and layoffs led to large workloads and deteriorating conditions for staff and patients alike; and looks at successful campaigns to regulate change.