Journal Article

Intensive care unit nurses' perceptions of safety after a highly specific safety intervention.

Elder NC; Brungs SM; Nagy M; Kudel I; Render ML.

Catheter-related bloodstream infections were significantly reduced in intensive care units (ICUs) through a multifaceted program including checklists and education. However, 1 year later, ICU nurses did not consider this program to be an example of improving patient safety, nor did they feel that the overall safety climate had improved.