COVID-19 Impact

You may see some delays in posting new content due to COVID-19. If you have any questions, please submit a message to PSNet Support.

PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article

Teamwork on inpatient medical units: assessing attitudes and barriers.

O'Leary KJ, Ritter CD, Wheeler H, et al. Quality & safety in health care. 2010;19:117-21.

This study found that nurses rated teamwork less favorably than physicians. Whereas nurses noted difficulty identifying patients’ providers and their roles as the key barrier to teamwork, physicians reported the lack of a single telecommunication system.