Effects of an educational patient safety campaign on patients' safety behaviours and adverse events.

@article{Schwappach2013EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of an educational patient safety campaign on patients' safety behaviours and adverse events.},
  author={David L. B. Schwappach and Olga Frank and Ute Buschmann and Reto Babst},
  journal={Journal of evaluation in clinical practice},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={
          285-91
        }
}
Rationale, aims and objectives  The study aims to investigate the effects of a patient safety advisory on patients' risk perceptions, perceived behavioural control, performance of safety behaviours and experience of adverse incidents. Method  Quasi-experimental intervention study with non-equivalent group comparison was used. Patients admitted to the surgical department of a Swiss large non-university hospital were included. Patients in the intervention group received a safety advisory at their… CONTINUE READING
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