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Patient and family engagement as a potential approach for improving patient safety: a systematic review.

Park M, Giap T-T-T. Patient and family engagement as a potential approach for improving patient safety: A systematic review. J Adv Nurs. 2020;76(1):62-80. doi:10.1111/jan.14227.

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October 30, 2019
Park M, Giap T-T-T. J Adv Nurs. 2020;76(1):62-80.

Patients and families are critical partners in identifying and preventing patient safety events. A systematic review found willingness among patients and families engage in safety activities, but barriers such as limited patient/family knowledge, poor communication, and lack of systems-level efforts supporting patient and family engagement may hinder effective engagement.

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Park M, Giap T-T-T. Patient and family engagement as a potential approach for improving patient safety: A systematic review. J Adv Nurs. 2020;76(1):62-80. doi:10.1111/jan.14227.