Evidence Based Practice . Nurse to Patient Ratios Ferris State University March 2012. Group Members. Heather Nowak Sofia Warren Catherine Buckel Jessica Dematio. Introduction.
Nurse to Patient Ratios
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P -Population or participants of interest
I -Intervention needed for practice
C -Comparisons of interventions to determine the best for practice
O -Outcomes needed for Practice
P Patients in an acute care setting.
I Lower nurse to patient ratio
C Comparison to patient outcomes with a setting with higher nurse to patient ratio
O Improved patient outcome, satisfaction
and lower mortality