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Don't go to the hospital alone: ensuring safe, highly reliable patient visitation.

Gandhi TK. Don't go to the hospital alone: ensuring safe, highly reliable patient visitation. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2022;48(1):61-64. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjq.2021.10.006

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January 12, 2022
Gandhi TK. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2022;48(1):61-64.

Families and caregivers play an important role in ensuring patient safety. At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and, to a lesser extent, during surges, family and caregiver visitation was severely restricted. This commentary advocates reassessing risks and benefits of restricted visitation, both during the pandemic and beyond.

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Gandhi TK. Don't go to the hospital alone: ensuring safe, highly reliable patient visitation. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2022;48(1):61-64. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjq.2021.10.006