A comprehensive obstetrics patient safety program improves safety climate and culture.

@article{Pettker2011ACO,
  title={A comprehensive obstetrics patient safety program improves safety climate and culture.},
  author={Christian M. Pettker and Stephen F. Thung and Cheryl A Raab and Katie P Donohue and Joshua Abbott Copel and Charles Joseph Lockwood and Edmund F. Funai},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2011},
  volume={204 3},
  pages={216.e1-6}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of an obstetrics patient safety program on staff safety culture. STUDY DESIGN We implemented (1) obstetrics patient safety nurse, (2) protocol-based standardization of practice, (3) crew resource management training, (4) oversight by a patient safety committee, (5) 24-hour obstetrics hospitalist, and (6) an anonymous event reporting system. We administered the Safety Attitude Questionnaire on 4 occasions over 5 years (2004-2009… CONTINUE READING

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