Fragmentation of Patient Safety Research: A Critical Reflection of Current Human Factors Approaches to Patient Handover

@inproceedings{Manser2013FragmentationOP,
  title={Fragmentation of Patient Safety Research: A Critical Reflection of Current Human Factors Approaches to Patient Handover},
  author={Tanja Manser},
  booktitle={Journal of public health research},
  year={2013}
}
The integration of human factors science in research and interventions aimed at increased patient safety has led to considerable improvements. However, some challenges to patient safety persist and may require human factors experts to critically reflect upon their predominant approaches to research and improvement. This paper is a call to start a discussion of these issues in the area of patient handover. Briefly reviewing recent handover research shows that while these studies have provided… CONTINUE READING
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