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Journal Article

The relationship between culture of safety and rate of adverse events in long-term care facilities.

Abusalem S, Polivka B, Coty M-B, et al. Journal of patient safety. 2019.

Prior research on the relationship between culture of safety and adverse events has produced conflicting results. Using culture of safety survey data from five long-term care facilities, researchers found an association between improved safety culture scores and a decreased risk of certain adverse events.