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Patient safety culture in primary care: developing a theoretical framework for practical use.

Kirk S, Parker D, Claridge T, et al. Quality & safety in health care. 2007;16:313-20.

Past research on safety culture in the ambulatory setting has focused on assessment rather than a framework for action. This study presents the development and testing of the Manchester Patient Safety Framework, a tool to engage frontline providers and staff in improving safety culture.