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Patient Safety in Europe: Medication Errors and Hospital-acquired Infections
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2008 (English)Report (Other academic)Alternative title
Patientsäkerhet i Europa : Läkemedelsfel och vårdrelaterade infektioner (Swedish)
Abstract [en]

The Report was commissioned by the European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN) in November 2007 in order to support its policy statements on Patient Safety (June 2004). In that statement the EFN declares its belief that European Union health services should operate within a culture of safety that is based on working towards an open culture and the immediate reporting of mistakes; exchanging best practice and research; and lobbying for the systematic collection of information and dissemination of research findings. This Report adressess specifically the culture of highly reliable organisations using the work of James Reason (2000). Medication errors and hospital-acquired infections are examined in line with the Reprt´s parameters and a range of European studies are used as evidence. An extensive reference list is provided that allows EFN to explore work in greater detail as required.

Abstract [sv]

En rapport om patientsäkerhet beställd av Europeiska federationen av sjuksköterskeorganisationer att användas i deras lobbyarbete. Rapporten redovisar granskning av europeiska studier om patientsäkerhet,särskilt läkemedelsfel och vårdrelaterade infektioner.

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Workgroup of European Nurse Researchers , 2008.
Series
WENR report
Keyword [en]
patient safety, medication errors, hospital-acquired infections, nursing
National Category
Nursing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-8607Local ID: oai:bth.se:forskinfo867E40D18571E319C1257444003AC1EFOAI: oai:DiVA.org:bth-8607DiVA: diva2:836347
Available from: 2012-09-18 Created: 2008-05-09 Last updated: 2015-06-30Bibliographically approved

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