The Economic Impact of Nursing
School of Nursing and Midwifery, East Africa
Economics includes ‘the condition of a region or group as regards material prosperity’ (Oxford Dictionaries, 2017). The links between material prosperity versus poverty, health status and quality of life are well documented as are the devastating impacts of population disparities on the aforementioned indicators (Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, 2012). Poor health affects the ability of people to work, generate income and care for their families- a widely understood conundrum. In short, economic position impacts health status and health status impacts economic prosperity.
Journal of Clinical Nursing
(2017). The Economic Impact of Nursing. Journal of Clinical Nursing.
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