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Journal Article

Feeling safe during an inpatient hospitalization: a concept analysis.

Mollon D. Journal of advanced nursing. 2014;70:1727-37.

This commentary explores safety from the perception of hospitalized patients. Review of the literature identified 40 attributes, including trust, being cared for, and staff competency, as elements that contribute to a patient feeling safe. The author uses constructed cases to illustrate how patient-centered care can improve outcomes.