Quality and strength of patient safety climate on medical-surgical units.

@article{Hughes2009QualityAS,
  title={Quality and strength of patient safety climate on medical-surgical units.},
  author={Linda C. Hughes and Yun Kyung Chang and Barbara A Mark},
  journal={Health care management review},
  year={2009},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={
          19-28
        }
}
BACKGROUND Describing the safety climate in hospitals is an important first step in creating work environments where safety is a priority. Yet, little is known about the patient safety climate on medical-surgical units. PURPOSES Study purposes were to describe quality and strength of the patient safety climate on medical-surgical units and explore hospital and unit characteristics associated with this climate. METHODOLOGY Data came from a larger organizational study to investigate hospital… CONTINUE READING
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