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Patient safety culture perceived by nurses of hospitalization services

Nursing & Care Open Access Journal
Lilia Jannet Saldarriaga Sandoval,1 Jennifer Soledad Lopez Cespedes2


Patient safety can be altered by the high probability that an error occurs and is given by the fact that the provision of services is linked to complex interactions. The purpose of the study was to describe the culture of patient safety in hospitalization services from the perspective of the nursing personal, at the Tumbes Regional Hospital 2018. Descriptive-exploratory, quantitative study; With a census sample of 80 nurses, a survey was applied to collect the information, obtaining as a result that the patient safety culture of the nursing staff is on a neutral average with 91.3%, followed by positive in 5.0% and negative in 3.75%. It is concluded that the Safety Culture of the Patient of the nurses is neutral, but it can be improved, being negative the perception of personnel endowment and neutral in teamwork between the services and the Expectations and Actions in patient safety, identifying strengths in the dimensions of personnel, team work, and positive in the Expectations and Actions in patient safety, and the weaknesses identified in eight dimensions in our organization so it is necessary to establish strategic lines of work that help minimize adverse events in our patients.


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