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Developing a reliable and valid patient measure of safety in hospitals (PMOS): a validation study.

McEachan RR; Lawton RJ; O'Hara JK; Armitage G; Giles S; Parveen S; Watt IS; Wright J; Yorkshire Quality and Safety Research Group.

Patients can make unique contributions to identifying safety hazards. This study reports on the validation of the Patient Measure of Safety survey tool, designed to elicit patient perceptions of safety in the hospital environment.