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Neonatal nursing workload – can it be measured?

J. M. van den Heever
Curationis | Vol 18, No 3 | a1362 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v18i3.1362 | © 1995 J. M. van den Heever | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 28 March 1995 | Published: 28 March 1995

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J. M. van den Heever,, South Africa

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Abstract

Continuing pressure an tertiary hospitals 10 reduce expenses has inevitably meant a demand to reduce nursing staff. This intensified the need to ensure that staffing allocation is appropriate. A method to calculate staffing needs based measurement of neonatal workload is explored.

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