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Measuring perinatal patient safety: review of current methods.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16700695     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Methods to measure patient safety include structure, process and outcome measures, safety attitude and climate surveys, focus groups, storytelling, executive walk rounds, and external review. Ideally, measures of patient safety should be meaningful, science based, psychometrically sound, feasible, and actionable. Accurate and timely data feedback to caregivers is critical to effect required changes. A balanced set of patient safety measures provides valuable data to guide efforts to improve perinatal patient safety.
Kathleen Rice Simpson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN / NAACOG     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0884-2175     ISO Abbreviation:  J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs     Publication Date:    2006 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-05-16     Completed Date:  2006-07-25     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503123     Medline TA:  J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  432-42     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
St. John's Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, MO, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Infant Welfare
Infant, Newborn
Maternal Welfare
Maternal-Child Nursing / organization & administration*
Nurse's Role
Nurse-Patient Relations*
Nursing Assessment / methods*
Nursing Methodology Research
Perinatal Care / organization & administration*
Quality Assurance, Health Care / organization & administration
Safety Management / organization & administration*
United States
Women's Health

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