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Davis KK, Harris KG, Mahishi V
Perceptions of culture of safety in hemodialysis centers.
Staff members, physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants from a sample of hemodialysis facilities completed a 10-item assessment with modified questions from the Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture, with an emphasis on safety culture related to vascular access infections. Overall, scores were high, indicating a positive patient safety culture.
Citation: Davis KK, Harris KG, Mahishi V . Perceptions of culture of safety in hemodialysis centers. Nephrol Nurs J 2016 Mar-Apr;43(2):119-26, 82; quiz 27.
Keywords: Surveys on Patient Safety Culture, Patient Safety, Dialysis, Kidney Disease and Health, Organizational Change, Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI), Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs), Provider