Organizational and social-psychological conditions in healthcare and their importance for patient and staff safety. A critical incident study among doctors and nurses.
Eklöf M, Törner M, Pousette A. Safety Sci. 2014;70:211-221.
Through in-depth interviews with Swedish physicians and nurses, this study provides insights into some of the structural and psychosocial aspects that affect patient safety. Staff stress caused by work overload, lack of social support, and frustration with organizational management was felt to directly contribute to clinical mistakes and near misses.
Distractions and their impact on patient safety.
Feil M. PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. March 2013;10:1-10.
Talking behind their backs: negative gossip and burnout in hospitals.
Georganta K, Panagopoulou E, Montgomery A. Burnout Res. 2014;1:76-81.
Error in intensive care: psychological repercussions and defense mechanisms among health professionals.
Laurent A, Aubert L, Chahraoui K, et al. Crit Care Med. 2014;42:2370-2378.
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