Raising the alarm: a cross-sectional study exploring the factors affecting patients' willingness to escalate care on surgical wards.
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This cross-sectional study at three London hospitals evaluated factors related to surgical ward patients'willingness to call for help. Although patients were more likely to call a nurse for help, they were more willing to ask for help if encouraged to do so by a doctor rather than a nurse.
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The impact of a closed-loop electronic prescribing and administration system on prescribing errors, administration errors and staff time: a before-and-after study.
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An observational study of the frequency, severity, and etiology of failures in postoperative care after major elective general surgery.
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