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Journal Article

The enabling, enacting, and elaborating factors of safety culture associated with patient safety: a multilevel analysis.

Lee SE, Dahinten VS. J Nurs Scholarsh. 2020;Epub Jun 24.

This descriptive study used data from the AHRQ Survey on Patient Safety Culture to explore the effects of safety culture on nurses’ perceptions of safety. The researchers found that all 11 safety culture factors were associated with nurse-perceived patient safety; staffing adequacy and hospital management support were the strongest predictors of perceived patient safety.