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The relationship between culture of safety and rate of adverse events in long-term care facilities.

Abusalem S, Polivka B, Coty M-B, et al. The Relationship Between Culture of Safety and Rate of Adverse Events in Long-Term Care Facilities. J Patient Saf. 2021;17(4):299-304. doi:10.1097/PTS.0000000000000587.

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May 15, 2019
Abusalem S, Polivka B, Coty M-B, et al. J Patient Saf. 2021;17(4):299-304.

Prior research on the relationship between culture of safety and adverse events has produced conflicting results. Using culture of safety survey data from five long-term care facilities, researchers found an association between improved safety culture scores and a decreased risk of certain adverse events.

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Abusalem S, Polivka B, Coty M-B, et al. The Relationship Between Culture of Safety and Rate of Adverse Events in Long-Term Care Facilities. J Patient Saf. 2021;17(4):299-304. doi:10.1097/PTS.0000000000000587.

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