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Culture, language, and patient safety: making the link.

Johnstone M-J, Kanitsaki O. Culture, language, and patient safety: Making the link. Int J Qual Health Care. 2006;18(5):383-8.

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September 27, 2006
Johnstone M-J, Kanitsaki O. Int J Qual Health Care. 2006;18(5):383-8.

The authors discuss the importance of understanding the relationship between culture, language, and patient safety and stress that not sufficiently addressing this relationship may put minority patients at risk for adverse events.

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Johnstone M-J, Kanitsaki O. Culture, language, and patient safety: Making the link. Int J Qual Health Care. 2006;18(5):383-8.