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Patient safety: what about the patient?

Abstract:

Plans for improving safety in medical care often ignore the patient's perspective. The active role of patients in their care should be recognised and encouraged. Patients have a key role to play in helping to reach an accurate diagnosis, in deciding about appropriate treatment, in choosing an experienced and safe provider, in ensuring that treatment is appropriately administered, monitored and adhered to, and in identifying adverse events and taking appropriate action. They may experience con...

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Publisher copy:
10.1136/qhc.11.1.76
Journal:
Quality and safety in health care More from this journal
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
76-80
Publication date:
2002-03-01
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EISSN:
1475-3901
ISSN:
1475-3898
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:163628
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uuid:0a1c1538-4504-4123-b17d-e52edcff3bb4
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pubs:163628
Source identifiers:
163628
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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