- Words: 440
- Length: 2 Pages
- Topic: Healthcare
- Paper #: 96567150
Further analysis of Aiken et. al.'s study illustrates a breakdown of the study's components, enumerated and discussed below:
There is a significant relationship between nurses' education and patient outcomes.
The research is a cross-sectional study that sought to confirm the researchers' hypothesis (stated above) among 232,342 general, orthopedic, and vascular surgery patients from 168 general hospitals in Pennsylvania.
Variables under study were nurses' educational levels and patient outcomes; additional variables included