Rajvinder Samra

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Research investigating the effects of attitude-focused interventions on doctors' and medical students' attitudes toward older adults has produced mixed results. The objective of this systematic review was to determine whether factors pertaining to study design and quality might provide some explanation of this inconclusive picture. Articles were judged of(More)
BACKGROUND Medication error is a frequent, harmful and costly patient safety incident. Research to date has mostly focused on medication errors in hospitals. In this study, we aimed to identify the main causes of, and solutions to, medication error in primary care. METHODS We used a novel priority-setting method for identifying and ranking patient safety(More)
BACKGROUND despite assertions in reports from governmental and charitable bodies that negative staff attitudes towards older patients may contribute to inequitable healthcare provision for older patients when compared with younger patients (those aged under 65 years), the research literature does not describe these attitudes in any detail. OBJECTIVE this(More)
OBJECTIVES To explore how information and data are used to monitor patient safety and quality of primary care by professionals working in, or supporting, primary healthcare. DESIGN Qualitative study of semistructured interviews with a directed content analysis of transcripts. SETTING North-West London, UK. PARTICIPANTS 21 individuals from various(More)
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