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  1. Content type: Research article

    Current guidelines on the management of cancer pain include information referred to integral patient management, in order to get an improvement in their quality of care. The assessment of compliance with the r...

    Authors: Francisco Villegas-Estévez, Mª Dolores López-Alarcón, Antonio Javier Jiménez-López, Almudena Sanz-Yagüe and Begoña Soler-López

    Citation: Safety in Health 2018 4:5

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  2. Content type: Short report

    A wide range of methods have been used to assess the potential clinical importance of medication errors, but it is neither clear which should be used, nor how they compare. In this paper, we compare two method...

    Authors: Sandra Fahmy, Sara Garfield, Dominic Furniss, Ann Blandford and Bryony Dean Franklin

    Citation: Safety in Health 2018 4:3

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Most studies on occupational health and safety in home and community care focus on the health and safety of professional health care workers such as nurses and therapists and very few address the occupational ...

    Authors: Margaret Denton, Isik U. Zeytinoglu, Catherine Brookman, Sharon Davies and Patricia Boucher

    Citation: Safety in Health 2018 4:2

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Immunization rates among the adult population in Saudi Arabia fall below desired targets, urging the need to expand this service in the community. Community pharmacists are recognized as highly accessible heal...

    Authors: Bander Balkhi, Hisham Aljadhey, Mansour A. Mahmoud, Maha Alrasheed, Lisa G. Pont, Alemayehu B. Mekonnen and Tariq M. Alhawassi

    Citation: Safety in Health 2018 4:1

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  5. Content type: Research article

    The threefold aim of this study was to (1) describe attitudes to patient safety among healthcare providers in home health nursing (HHN), (2) investigate differences in attitudes due to age, education level, ye...

    Authors: Rose Mari Olsen and Jorunn Bjerkan

    Citation: Safety in Health 2017 3:15

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Primary care serves as an entry point in the Thai health care system. Whilst effective interventions are provided in the primary care setting, the quality of the services have not been measured or tracked. A n...

    Authors: Roongnapa Khampang, Yot Teerawattananon, Sripen Tantivess, Francoise Cluzeau, Rachel Foskett-Tharby and Paramjit Gill

    Citation: Safety in Health 2017 3:14

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Over many decades, the treatment of Dupuytren’s disease, a fibroproliferative disease of the hand, is the centre of various studies and publications. Surgical intervention has always been the method of choice,...

    Authors: Joseph Altziebler, Martin Hubmer, Daryousch Parvizi, Stephan Spendel, Matthias Rab and Lars-Peter Kamolz

    Citation: Safety in Health 2017 3:12

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Internationally, patient safety is increasingly seen as a priority area, and improving patient safety highly depends on achieving a culture that supports and encourages health care staffs to report their error...

    Authors: Alemayehu B. Mekonnen, Andrew J. McLachlan, Jo-anne E. Brien, Desalew Mekonnen and Zenahebezu Abay

    Citation: Safety in Health 2017 3:11

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Very little research and practical efforts have been undertaken in public sector hospitals of Pakistan to promote error reporting and patient safety culture. Nurses in the country are key informants about the ...

    Authors: Sara Rizvi Jafree, Rubeena Zakar, Muhammad Zakria Zakar and Florian Fischer

    Citation: Safety in Health 2017 3:10

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  10. Content type: Research article

    The complexity of health care systems, the development of clinical approaches, and both scientific and technological advancements give rise to new requirements in clinical risk management. An expedient risk ma...

    Authors: Walter Petschnig and Elisabeth Haslinger-Baumann

    Citation: Safety in Health 2017 3:9

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Progress towards Millennium Development Goals (MDG) 5 is uneven across different countries. Maternal and neonatal deaths occur mainly in developing countries especially in rural areas and among the poor commun...

    Authors: Marufa Sultana, Rashidul Alam Mahumud, Nausad Ali, Sayem Ahmed, Ziaul Islam, Jahangir A. M. Khan and Abdur Razzaque Sarker

    Citation: Safety in Health 2017 3:8

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Certification and accreditation are widely used to achieve quality and safety in health care but are also questioned regarding their assumed effects. This is a challenge for policymakers and managers, since ad...

    Authors: Dag Tomas Sagen Johannesen and Siri Wiig

    Citation: Safety in Health 2017 3:7

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  13. Content type: Short report

    The International High 5s Project was developed by the World Health Organisation to address major concerns about patient safety. The Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) for ensuring medication accuracy during tr...

    Authors: É. Dufay, S. Doerper, B. Michel, C. Roux Marson, A. Grain, A. M. Liebbe, K. Long, N. Tournade, B. Allenet, D. Breilh, I. Alquier and May L. Michelangeli

    Citation: Safety in Health 2017 3:6

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  14. Content type: Commentary

    The medical device industry is a significant and major contributor to global health, yet innovation and research remains suboptimal. Current data focuses on devices, recalls and economics without genuine refle...

    Authors: Julie Babyar

    Citation: Safety in Health 2017 3:5

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Policies for health technologies such as medical devices are essential and contribute to improved quality of healthcare. The regulation, assessment, and management represent important functions of medical devi...

    Authors: Myriam Lingg, Anahi Dreser Mansilla, Luis Durán-Arenas and Kaspar Wyss

    Citation: Safety in Health 2017 3:4

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  16. Content type: Commentary

    Patient education facilitates imparting information to the patients and their caregivers by the health professionals and others that alter the patients’ health behaviors, improve their health status and uprigh...

    Authors: Rabiul Alam, Mahbuba Rehana and Abdullah Raied

    Citation: Safety in Health 2017 3:2

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  17. Content type: Research article

    The burden of chronic diseases is rapidly increasing worldwide. In 2005, at least 35 million people of all ages, nationalities, and socioeconomic levels died from heart disease, stroke, diabetes, respiratory d...

    Authors: Degefa Helamo, Romedan Delil and Temesgen Dileba

    Citation: Safety in Health 2017 3:1

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  18. Content type: Commentary

    As a major quality management issue, in health care we have to deal with limitless complexity, be it at the level of the individual patient or at the level of the health system. Today complexity is characteriz...

    Authors: Josef Smolle

    Citation: Safety in Health 2016 2:16

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  19. Content type: Short report

    As population’s age and people live longer, the burden on acute health care services associated with the frail aged increases. Recognising the needs of this cohort as well as designing and evaluating intervent...

    Authors: Alison Craswell, Elizabeth Marsden, Andrea Taylor and Marianne Wallis

    Citation: Safety in Health 2016 2:14

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Electronic prescribing and medication administration (ePMA) is purported to improve patient safety through a number of benefits including reducing medication errors and facilitating identification of prescribe...

    Authors: Astrid Van Wilder, Helen Bell and Bryony Dean Franklin

    Citation: Safety in Health 2016 2:13

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