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Journal Article > Review
Safety risks associated with physical interactions between patients and caregivers during treatment and care delivery in home care settings: a systematic review.
Hignett S, Edmunds Otter M, Keen C. Int J Nurs Stud. 2016;59:1-14.
Adverse events are thought to be common in patients receiving home health care. This systematic review defined home care safety risks for both patients and caregivers, including awkward working positions, social distractions, abuse and violence, and other issues that are relatively unique to this care setting.
Journal Article > Study
Oliver DP, Demiris G, Wittenberg-Lyles E, Gage A, Dewsnap-Dreisinger ML, Luetkemeyer J. J Palliat Med. 2013;16:1561-1567.
The number of patients receiving home hospice services is growing, and this descriptive study found that medication errors and falls appear to be among the prominent patient safety concerns in such patients.