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The association between nurse staffing and hospital outcomes in injured patients

  • Laurent G Glance1Email author,
  • Andrew W Dick2,
  • Turner M Osler3,
  • Dana B Mukamel4,
  • Yue Li5 and
  • Patricia W Stone6
BMC Health Services Research201212:247

Received: 19 March 2012

Accepted: 24 July 2012

Published: 9 August 2012

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Original Submission
19 Mar 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
3 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Linda H Aiken
17 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Geetha Ranmuthugala
21 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Walter Sermeus
2 Jul 2012 Author responded Author comments - Laurent Glance
Resubmission - Version 2
2 Jul 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
24 Jul 2012 Editorially accepted
9 Aug 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-12-247

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Authors’ Affiliations

Departments of Anesthesiology, and Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine
Department of Surgery, University of Vermont Medical College
Department of Medicine, Center for Health Policy Research, University of California
University of Iowa
Center for Health Policy, Columbia University School of Nursing