TITLE

Putting patient safety on the health care agenda

AUTHOR(S)
Robson, Rob
PUB. DATE
August 2001
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/21/2001, Vol. 165 Issue 4, p464
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on ways to improve patient safety and reduce risks and harm in medical care, which was a topic at the Annenberg III conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota. How effective communication with a patient is a key factor in achieving patient safety; Ethical duty of health care workers to disclose errors to patients; Issue of patient literacy.
ACCESSION #
5047242

 

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