TITLE

Patient' safety: challenges for nursing research and practice

AUTHOR(S)
de Camargo Silva, Ana Elisa Bauer
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Revista Eletronica de Enfermagem;2010, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p423
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the quality of care provided for the patients' safety by the health care institutions in the U.S. She says that the move to enhance patients' safety started when a report was published by the U.S. Institute of Medicine regarding the critical condition of health care in the U.S. She mentions that the main challenge with regards to the patients' safety is to allow an understanding on the cause of medical errors and adverse events occurring in the health care profession.
ACCESSION #
54592448

 

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