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Sexton JB, Sharek PJ, Thomas EJ
Exposure to Leadership WalkRounds in neonatal intensive care units is associated with a better patient safety culture and less caregiver burnout.
The aims of this study were to evaluate the association between WalkRound (WR) feedback, patient safety culture, and caregiver burnout. It found that more WR feedback was associated with better safety culture results and lower burnout rates in the neonatal intensive care units (NICUs).
Citation: Sexton JB, Sharek PJ, Thomas EJ . Exposure to Leadership WalkRounds in neonatal intensive care units is associated with a better patient safety culture and less caregiver burnout. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Oct;23(10):814-22. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2013-002042..
Keywords: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Patient Safety, Caregiving, Children/Adolescents