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Attitude is everything?: The impact of workload, safety climate, and safety tools on medical errors: a study of intensive care units.

Steyrer J, Schiffinger M, Huber C, et al. Attitude is everything? The impact of workload, safety climate, and safety tools on medical errors: a study of intensive care units. Health Care Manag Rev. 2013;38(4):306-316. doi:10.1097/HMR.0b013e318272935a.

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November 28, 2012
Steyrer J, Schiffinger M, Huber C, et al. Health Care Manag Rev. 2013;38(4):306-316.

Production pressures are a recognized contributor to errors in the operating room. This cross-sectional study found that production pressures impaired patient safety in intensive care units as well, although these effects were mitigated in units with a stronger culture of safety.

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Steyrer J, Schiffinger M, Huber C, et al. Attitude is everything? The impact of workload, safety climate, and safety tools on medical errors: a study of intensive care units. Health Care Manag Rev. 2013;38(4):306-316. doi:10.1097/HMR.0b013e318272935a.