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Impact of the unit-based patient safety officer.

Nedved P, Chaudhry R, Pilipczuk D, et al. The Journal of nursing administration. 2012;42:431-4.

A unit-based nurse patient safety officer was implemented on a surgical unit at an academic medical center that had a persistently high rate of falls. The fall rate among inpatients decreased markedly after the patient safety officer position was begun.