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Table 3 Experience, education and workload in health professionals in the intervention group

From: Implementing a novel strategy for interprofessional medication review using collegial mentoring and systematic clinical evaluation in nursing homes (COSMOS)

Nursing home units in nursing home, N 36 units in 18 NH
Staffing, number of patients per nursing staffa (range) Daytime 3.2 (1.6–4.0)
Evening 4.7 (2.3–6.0)
Nighttime 13.0 (4.0–30.3)
COSMOS ambassadors with direct patient contact, N (N per cluster) 73 (2.0)
Registered nurses, N (%)   44 (61%)
Licensed practical nurses, N (%)   9 (12%)
Unknown education   19 (27%)
Physicians   21
Age in years, mean (SD)   48 (12.9)
Female, N (%)   8 (38%)
Mean number of patients in the study, per physician, mean (range) 22 (8–28)
Minutes per patient per week, mean (range)   20 (8–42)
  1. aNursing staff: Registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and uneducated staff
  2. N Number, NH nursing homes, SD Standard deviation