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Nurse to Patient Ratios

Intensive Care Unit Nurse-to-Patient Ratios

In compliance with Massachusetts Department of Public Health regulations, Shriners Children's Boston reports intensive care unit (ICU) nurse to patient ratios on a quarterly basis. The information from each quarterly report is required to remain on our website for three years. If you have any questions about this data, please call 617-722-3000.

Name of ICU: Acute Care Unit
Type of ICU: Burn


Reporting Period
Average Daily
Patient Census

Average Daily
Staff Nurse Census

Average Daily
Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio

Jan.-March 2016

3

3

1:1

April-June 2016

4

4

1:1

July-Sept. 2016

5

4

1:1.2

Oct.-Dec. 2016

3

4

1:1

Jan.-March 2017

2.544

3.229

1:0.788

April-June 2017

3.32

3.91

1:0.84

July-Sept. 2017

4.04

4.54

1:0.89

Oct.-Dec. 2017

3.96

4.35

1:0.91

Jan.-March 2018

3.22

3.98

1:0.81

April-June 2018

2.544

3.23

1:0.788

July-Sept. 2018

3.10

4.42

1:0.70

Oct.-Dec. 2018

4

5

1:0.8

Jan.-March 2019

6

5

1:1.2

April-June 2019

7

5

1:1.3

July-Sept. 2019

6

5

1:1.3

Oct.-Dec. 2019

5

5

1:1.1

Jan.-March 2020

4

4

1:0.9

April-June 2020

2

4

1:0.5

July-Sept. 2020

6

5

1:1.3

Oct.-Dec. 2020

3

4

1:0.7

Jan.-March 2021

3

5

1:0.7

April-June 2021

4

5

1-0.9

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