Journal Article

Confronting safety gaps across labor and delivery teams.

Maxfield DG, Lyndon A, Kennedy HP, et al. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2013;209.

Safety culture in labor and delivery wards appears to be suboptimal based on this survey, which found that nearly all physician, nurse, and midwife respondents had witnessed an unsafe patient situation within the past year. However, few respondents had shared their concerns with other staff either formally or informally.