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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Study

Women's safety alerts in maternity care: is speaking up enough?

Rance S, McCourt C, Rayment J, et al. BMJ quality & safety. 2013;22:348-55.

Programs to engage patients in safety encourage patients to speak up about their concerns; however, this study of maternity care patients found that staff are not always receptive when patients voice their concerns.