Vol. 4 No. 2 (2022): Patient Safety-June 2022
The June 2022 edition of Patient Safety is now available to read and download at no charge. This issue features:
- A study showing that visitors can improve the safety of patients in the hospital—or, conversely, increase their risk for harm
- How a team in the U.K. investigated a communications delay between two electronic health records systems and its potential impact on patients
- Trends of harm reports from acute care hospitals and healthcare-associated infections in long-term care facilities from PA-PSRS—the nation’s largest event reporting database
- A data analysis that suggests medical errors involving pediatric dose calculations may be preventable with the proper technology
- The steps a pediatric hospital in Portugal took to determine the causes behind an adverse event and stop it from happening again
- A simple checklist that a health system introduced to increase staff’s awareness of and compliance with safety protocols
Our journal is fully open access (no fees for authors or readers), and we always welcome submissions from all over the world. Please consider sending us your next manuscript: original research articles, quality improvement studies, focused reviews, perspectives, commentaries.
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Thank you to each author, peer reviewer, editorial board member, and Patient Safety Authority staff member who has joined with us in improving the health and well-being of patients everywhere. Have a safe summer!