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Patients in nursing homes are particularly vulnerable to medication errors. Exploring the unique factors that affect medication safety in nursing home residents with diabetes, this review emphasizes the contrasting need to establish a safety culture while promoting incident reporting of errors, which has been inconsistent in this setting due to fear of blame.
A nurse-driven system for improving patient quality outcomes.
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Nurses' and nursing assistants' perceptions of patient safety culture in nursing homes.
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Focus on Patient Safety.
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