NOTES ON NURSING
Twin Cities Nurses Ratify Contract Although negotiations between nurses and hospitals in 2010 featured a loud
public debate over nurse-to-patient staffing ratios, the parties didn’t debate
the issue this time.
In Their Own Words: Health Care Industry Leader: “Hospital Care 3,000 Times Less Safe Than Air Travel” “The Harvard Medical Practice Study (of 1991) showed that 1% of hospital patients were injured due to errors judged… to be negligent. That’s a death or injury rate of 10,000 per million. The U.S. airline comparative number is 341 people dead or injured in 95.2 million flights, U.S.
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