Journal Article

Patients' attitudes towards patient involvement in safety interventions: results of two exploratory studies.

Davis RE, Sevdalis N, Pinto A, et al. Health expectations : an international journal of public participation in health care and health policy. 2013;16:e164-76.

An educational intervention increased the likelihood that patients would participate in safety behaviors, such as asking providers about hand hygiene. Proposed roles for patients in patient safety are discussed in more detail in this Patient Safety Primer.