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Implementing and validating a comprehensive unit-based safety program.

Pronovost P; Weast B; Rosenstein B; Sexton JB; Holzmueller CG; Paine L; Davis R; Rubin HR.

The authors implemented a comprehensive unit-based safety program (CUSP) in two intensive care settings. They conclude that the program improved safety culture and decreased length of stay, medication errors, and nursing turnover rates.