Journal Article

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

Dixon JL, Tillman MM, Wehbe-Janek H, et al. The Ochsner journal. 2015;15:143-8.

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.