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What does FTR stand for?

FTR stands for Failure to Rescue

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Specifically, the research found: * In hospitals with high RN staffing, medical patients had lower rates of UTIs, pneumonia, shock, upper GI bleeding and longer hospital stays * Major surgery patients in hospitals with high RN staffing had lower rates of UTI and failure to rescue * Nurses are managing an increased workload due to higher acuity patients and added responsibilities * Hiring more RNs does not decrease profit margins * Higher levels of staffing have a positive impact on both quality of care and nurse satisfaction (US Department of Human Services) Nursing leaders face the daunting task of advocating for the needs of front line nurses, while providing safe patient care and maintaining the financial stability of the organization.
AS a serving firefighter I was frustrated and embarrassed over our failure to rescue Alison Hume from the mine shaft.
The research culled findings from 28 different studies that analyzed the relationship between higher RN staffing and several patient outcomes: reduced hospital-based mortality, hospital-acquired pneumonia, unplanned extubation, failure to rescue, nosocomial bloodstream infections, and length of stay.