Perinatal safety: from concept to nursing practice.

@article{Lyndon2010PerinatalSF,
  title={Perinatal safety: from concept to nursing practice.},
  author={Audrey Lyndon and Holly Powell Kennedy},
  journal={The Journal of perinatal & neonatal nursing},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={22-31}
}
Communication and teamwork problems are leading causes of documented preventable adverse outcomes in perinatal care. An essential component of perinatal safety is the organizational culture in which clinicians work. Clinicians' individual and collective authority to question the plan of care and take action to change the direction of a clinical situation in the patient's best interest can be viewed as their "agency for safety." However, collective agency for safety and commitment to support… CONTINUE READING

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