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Journal Article

Does health care role and experience influence perception of safety culture related to preventing infections?

Braun BI, Harris AD, Richards CL, et al. American journal of infection control. 2013;41:638-41.

This study suggests that frontline health care technicians may be less directly engaged in safety efforts compared with other hospital staff. Since these technicians have frequent direct contact with patients, this finding could have important implications for hospital-acquired infection rates.