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Recognising and responding to 'cutting corners' when providing nursing care: a qualitative study.

Jones A, Johnstone M-J, Duke M. Recognising and responding to 'cutting corners' when providing nursing care: a qualitative study. J Clin Nurs. 2016;25(15-16):2126-33. doi:10.1111/jocn.13352.

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October 12, 2016
Jones A, Johnstone M-J, Duke M. J Clin Nurs. 2016;25(15-16):2126-33.

Missed nursing care is a significant patient safety concern. This qualitative study identified cutting corners—defined as partially or completely omitting a nursing task—as a safety gap in inpatient nursing. Nurses perceived that cutting corners contributes to preventable harm.

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Jones A, Johnstone M-J, Duke M. Recognising and responding to 'cutting corners' when providing nursing care: a qualitative study. J Clin Nurs. 2016;25(15-16):2126-33. doi:10.1111/jocn.13352.

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