Source: Nursing Standard vol/iss 27/44 pp. 48-55
Date of publication: July 2013
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: The issues surrounding patient safety are explored in this article, including the language associated with harm and error. The authors discuss the types of patient safety incidents that can occur and they provide insights into why these incidents can occur and explain some of the underlying factors. Preventive strategies and the role of patients and family members in enhancing safety are discussed.
Length of Publication: 8 pages
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