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Qualities and attributes of a safe practitioner: identification of safety skills in healthcare.

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OBJECTIVES (1) To identify a range of safety skills (attributes of a safe practitioner) relevant across clinical specialities. 2) To obtain the views of clinicians regarding their importance and trainability. DESIGN We used a survey and focus group of 10 patient safety experts to extract a list of safety skills. 50 experienced clinicians rated the skills in terms of importance and trainability in an electronic questionnaire. SETTING A Clinical Safety Research Unit and its associated NHS Trust...

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10.1136/bmjqs.2010.043166

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
BMJ quality and safety
Volume:
20
Issue:
6
Pages:
483-490
Publication date:
2011-06-05
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EISSN:
2044-5423
ISSN:
2044-5415
URN:
uuid:b6c5d266-ecde-4a25-8e32-62291c20c929
Source identifiers:
450432
Local pid:
pubs:450432

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