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Inter- and intra-disciplinary collaboration and patient safety outcomes in U.S. acute care hospital units: a cross-sectional study.

Ma C, Park SH, Shang J. Inter- and intra-disciplinary collaboration and patient safety outcomes in U.S. acute care hospital units: A cross-sectional study. Int J Nurs Stud. 2018;85:1-6. doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2018.05.001.

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September 26, 2018
Ma C, Park SH, Shang J. Int J Nurs Stud. 2018;85:1-6.

Teamwork training interventions enhance both clinical outcomes and safety culture. This cross-sectional survey found hospital units that nurses rated as more collaborative had lower rates of both hospital-acquired pressure ulcers and falls. A PSNet Interview discusses how the nursing work environment affects patient safety.

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Ma C, Park SH, Shang J. Inter- and intra-disciplinary collaboration and patient safety outcomes in U.S. acute care hospital units: A cross-sectional study. Int J Nurs Stud. 2018;85:1-6. doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2018.05.001.