New approaches to researching patient safety.

  title={New approaches to researching patient safety.},
  author={Rick Iedema},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  volume={69 12},
This article presents an overview of contemporary research into patient safety. The article suggests that patient safety research to date has tended to privilege the formal and structural dimensions of safety at the expense of the social and affective dimensions of safety. The article previews the research articles brought together in this special issue of… CONTINUE READING