Skip to main content
Study

Making patients safer: nurses' responses to patient safety alerts.

Lankshear A, Lowson K, Harden J, et al. Making patients safer: nurses’ responses to patient safety alerts. J Adv Nurs. 2008;63(6). doi:10.1111/j.1365-2648.2008.04741.x.

Save
Print
September 24, 2008
Lankshear A, Lowson K, Harden J, et al. J Adv Nurs. 2008;63(6).

This study demonstrated that simply designing "system" safeguards fails to prevent errors in subsequent monitoring and implementation. Investigators used three safety alerts, including latex allergy, as markers of how well these alerts were being adopted in practice by bedside nurses.

Save
Print
Cite
Citation

Lankshear A, Lowson K, Harden J, et al. Making patients safer: nurses’ responses to patient safety alerts. J Adv Nurs. 2008;63(6). doi:10.1111/j.1365-2648.2008.04741.x.

Related Resources