The AHRQ PSNet Collection comprises an extensive selection of resources relevant to the patient safety community. These resources come in a variety of formats, including literature, research, tools, and Web sites. Resources are identified using the National Library of Medicine’s Medline database, various news and content aggregators, and the expertise of the AHRQ PSNet editorial and technical teams.
Galletta M, Portoghese I, D'Aloja E, et al. Intensive Crit Care Nurs. 2016;34:51-8.
This study found that burnout symptoms like cynicism were linked to poor team communication, which was prospectively related to higher incidence of health care–associated infections. These findings provide further rationale to address burnout in order to enhance patient safety.