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Patients' and families' perspectives of patient safety at the end of life: a video-reflexive ethnography study.

Collier A, Sorensen R, Iedema R. Patients' and families' perspectives of patient safety at the end of life: a video-reflexive ethnography study. Int J Qual Health Care. 2016;28(1):66-73. doi:10.1093/intqhc/mzv095.

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March 30, 2016
Collier A, Sorensen R, Iedema R. Int J Qual Health Care. 2016;28(1):66-73.

This ethnographic study revealed dying patients' and their families' perceptions of iatrogenic harm. Communication-related harms were considered distressing to the patients and their families. These results underscore the importance of maintaining trust in end-of-life care to augment safety.

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Collier A, Sorensen R, Iedema R. Patients' and families' perspectives of patient safety at the end of life: a video-reflexive ethnography study. Int J Qual Health Care. 2016;28(1):66-73. doi:10.1093/intqhc/mzv095.