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Nurses Protest Unsafe Nurse-To-Patient Ratios

Nurses across the country have called for legislation that would limit the number of patients assigned to each nurse. They say high nurse-to-patient ratios lead to unsafe situations for patients.

But as Liz Tung (@lizxtung) of WHYY’s The Pulse reports, hospitals have pushed back, saying they don’t have the resources to accommodate mandated ratios.

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