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Journal Article

Patient preferences for participation in patient care and safety activities in hospitals.

Ringdal M, Chaboyer W, Ulin K, et al. BMC nursing. 2017;16:69.

This qualitative study of hospitalized patients in Sweden found that patients expressed interest in engaging in their care. Themes included shared decision-making and increasing patient understanding of health conditions. Patients also expressed concern about the power dynamic between patients and providers and uncertainty about how to best participate in their own hospital care.