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June 2007 -- Researchers found that hospital units with higher nurse-to-patient staffing ratios had significantly lower incidence of central line IV bloodstream infections, pneumonia associated with ventilators, deaths within 30 days, and bedsores. Increased overtime of nurses was associated with higher rates of catheter-associated urinary tract infections and bedsores, but slightly lower rates of central line IV bloodstream infections. The study was done by Patricia Stone, Cathy Mooney-Kane, Elaine Larson, Teresa Horan, Laurent Glance, Jack Zwanziger, and Andrew Dick, and published in Medical Care . see original article...