Nurse-sensitive patient outcomes: an annotated bibliography

J Nurs Adm. 2005 Jun;35(6):293-9. doi: 10.1097/00005110-200506000-00005.


This article is an annotated bibliography on the topic of nurse staffing and patient care outcomes in the acute care setting. The authors have been involved in the developmental and pilot phase of the Veterans Affairs Nursing Outcomes Database project to build a database of acute care nursing-sensitive quality indicators. In the section preceding the annotated bibliography, a context for the development of this literature review is explained and a summary synthesizing key issues is presented.

Publication types

  • Bibliography

MeSH terms

  • Nurse-Patient Relations*