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Patients' perspectives of surgical safety: do they feel safe?

Dixon JL, Tillman MM, Wehbe-Janek H, et al. Patients' Perspectives of Surgical Safety: Do They Feel Safe? The Ochsner J. 2015;15(2):143-148.

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April 8, 2015
Dixon JL, Tillman MM, Wehbe-Janek H, et al. The Ochsner J. 2015;15(2):143-148.

In this survey study, surgical patients generally reported positive perceptions of patient safety during their hospitalization. Patients identified the strength of the physician–patient relationship as the most important factor aiding their perception of safety.