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Relationship between patient safety climate and standard precaution adherence: a systematic review of the literature.

Hessels AJ, Larson EL. Relationship between patient safety climate and standard precaution adherence: a systematic review of the literature. J Hosp Infect. 2016;92(4):349-62. doi:10.1016/j.jhin.2015.08.023.

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November 25, 2015
Hessels AJ, Larson EL. J Hosp Infect. 2016;92(4):349-62.

All seven articles included in this systematic review showed a statistically significant association between better safety culture and adherence to standard precautions, which are key to preventing health care–associated infections.

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Hessels AJ, Larson EL. Relationship between patient safety climate and standard precaution adherence: a systematic review of the literature. J Hosp Infect. 2016;92(4):349-62. doi:10.1016/j.jhin.2015.08.023.