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How healthcare work environments influence nurse retention.
Holist Nurs Pract. 2007 Nov-Dec; 21(6):303-7.HN

Abstract

The purpose of this literature review was to determine the effect of healthcare work environments on nurse retention. The studies comprising this review describe factors that contribute to unhealthy work environments and implicate them as significant factors influencing nurse retention. The themes identified by nurses for purposes of retention included a desire for autonomy, empowerment, and decision-making opportunities in the environments in which they work.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glade Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431, USA. rmccaffr@fau.eduNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article
Review

Language

eng

PubMed ID

17978634

Citation

Erenstein, Colleen F., and Ruth McCaffrey. "How Healthcare Work Environments Influence Nurse Retention." Holistic Nursing Practice, vol. 21, no. 6, 2007, pp. 303-7.
Erenstein CF, McCaffrey R. How healthcare work environments influence nurse retention. Holist Nurs Pract. 2007;21(6):303-7.
Erenstein, C. F., & McCaffrey, R. (2007). How healthcare work environments influence nurse retention. Holistic Nursing Practice, 21(6), 303-7.
Erenstein CF, McCaffrey R. How Healthcare Work Environments Influence Nurse Retention. Holist Nurs Pract. 2007 Nov-Dec;21(6):303-7. PubMed PMID: 17978634.
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