Variations of nursing teamwork by hospital, patient unit, and staff characteristics

Beatrice J. Kalisch, Kyung Hee Lee

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The aim of this cross-sectional study was to examine the relationship among hospital, patient units, and staff characteristics and nursing teamwork. Using multiple linear regression analysis, we found that nursing role, shift, absenteeism, perceived adequacy of staffing, and unit type were significant predictors of teamwork.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2-9
Number of pages8
JournalApplied Nursing Research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Feb

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Funding Information:
This project was funded by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation and the Michigan Center for Health Intervention, University of Michigan School of Nursing, and the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Nursing Research (P30 NR009000).

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nursing(all)


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