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A concept analysis of psychological safety: further understanding for application to health care.

Ito A, Sato K, Yumoto Y, et al. A concept analysis of psychological safety: Further understanding for application to health care. Nurs Open. 2022;9(1):467-489. doi: 10.1002/nop2.1086.

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February 23, 2022
Ito A, Sato K, Yumoto Y, et al. Nurs Open. 2021;9(1):467-489.

Ensuring that healthcare workers feel comfortable speaking up about concerns – also known as psychological safety – is an essential component of patient safety. This concept analysis identified five attributes of psychological safety in healthcare settings – (1) perceptions of consequences related to taking interpersonal risks; (2) strong interpersonal relationships; (3) group-level phenomenon; (4) safe work environments supporting interpersonal risks and (5) non-punitive culture.

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Ito A, Sato K, Yumoto Y, et al. A concept analysis of psychological safety: Further understanding for application to health care. Nurs Open. 2022;9(1):467-489. doi: 10.1002/nop2.1086.