Quarter of Michigan nurses blame staffing issues for patient deaths

Nearly 1 in 4 Michigan nurses said they're aware of patients dying due to low staffing levels, but the poll found divisions among respondents on whether their managers were addressing these issues, according to the Lansing State Journal. A poll commissioned by the Michigan Nurses Association also found 63 percent of nurses are aware of medication errors they blame on staffing issues, with 57 percent identifying the same culprit for infections or other complications. Article

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