Patient safety in primary care has many aspects: an interview study in primary care doctors and nurses.

@article{Gaal2010PatientSI,
  title={Patient safety in primary care has many aspects: an interview study in primary care doctors and nurses.},
  author={Sander Gaal and Esther A P van Laarhoven and Ren{\'e} J. Wolters and Raymond V Wetzels and Wim H J M Verstappen and Michel Wensing},
  journal={Journal of evaluation in clinical practice},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={639-43}
}
RATIONALE, AIMS AND OBJECTIVES Scientific definitions of patient safety may be difficult to apply in routine health care delivery. It is unknown what primary care workers consider patient safety. This study aimed to clarify the concept of patient safety in primary care. METHODS We held 29 semi-structured interviews with a purposeful sample of primary care doctors and nurses regarding their perceptions of patient safety. The answers were analysed in an iterative procedure with respect to… CONTINUE READING