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Journal Article
Study

'Providing good and comfortable care by building a bond of trust': nurses views regarding their role in patients' perception of safety in the intensive care unit.

Wassenaar A, van den Boogaard M, van der Hooft T, et al. Journal of clinical nursing. 2015;24:3233-44.

This qualitative study explored the means by which intensive care unit nurses enhance their patients' perception of safety. Nurses emphasized the importance of communicating with patients and families, ensuring patients' physical safety, and building trust with families so that patients feel safe.