J Nutr Health Aging. 2018;22(6):634-638 © Serdi and Springer-Verlag International SAS, part of Springer Nature EDITORIAL 1 1 1,2 1 1 R. BACKHAUS , H.C. BEERENS , E. VAN ROSSUM , H. VERBEEK , J.P.H. HAMERS 1. Department of Health Services Research, CAPHRI Care and Public Health Research Institute, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands; 2. Research Centre for Community Care, Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, Heerlen, The Netherlands. Corresponding author: Ramona Backhaus, Maastricht University, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, CAPHRI Care and Public Health Research Institute, Department of Health Services Research, P.O. Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands, Telephone: 0031-43 3882286, Email: email@example.com Staffing practices in long-term care lack a clear evidence clear on which results the authors had based their conclusions. base and often seem to be guided by opinions instead of Two members of the research team (RB, HCB) evidence. While stakeholders believe intuitively that there is independently analyzed the results of the included systematic a positive relationship between staffing levels and quality in reviews and the additional studies. A total number of 183 nursing homes, the research literature is contradictory (1). In studies were considered (see Appendix 1). this editorial we consider the
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