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Relationship among safety culture, nursing care, and Standard Precautions adherence

Published:December 19, 2019DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2019.11.008

      Highlights

      • Standard Precautions (SP) are an essential though unmet component of nursing care.
      • First study to describe relational importance of SP to processes of nursing care.
      • Integrating SP within the workflow is challenging.
      • Patient safety culture can positively impact SP adherence.
      Standard Precautions (SP) are an essential, although unmet, component of nursing care. Understanding conditions fostering the integration of SP within nursing workflow is imperative. This research describes the relationships among patient safety culture, adherence to SP, and missed nursing care.

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