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Title: Teamwork Climate and Safety Climate in Pediatric and Obstetrics and Gynecology Wards in King Khaled University Hospital (KKUH), Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Authors: Salem, O
Komaraputri, G
Keywords: Work climate, patient Safety, Teamwork
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: Faculty of Medicine Cairo University
Abstract: Patient safety has attracted great attention over the last decade among health care members. Teamwork Climate and Safety Climate are two main important parts of the safety Attitudes Questionnaires addressed by the University of Texas Center of Excellence for patient Safety Research and Practice. The current study measures teamwork climate and safety climate in pediatrics and obstetrics and gynecology nursing departments in King Khalid University Hospital (KKUH). A cross sectional descriptive study was used in conducting the study with sample of 64 nurses. The findings revealed a high teamwork climate and low safety climate within the setting. Due to this, recommendation is mainly focus with the imple- mentation of effective communication and collaboration between health professionals . In addition , an education program of patient safety is needed both for the health members and patients as client.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/15820
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