Predictors of Patients' Intentions to Participate in Incident Reporting and Medication Safety.
BACKGROUND: To date, there is a paucity of theory-driven research on the likely determinants of patient involvement in safety-relevant behaviors. In particular, very little work has focused on predictors of patient behaviors that do not involve direct interactions with health-care staff. OBJECTIVE: To examine predictors of patients' intentions to engage in 2 safety behaviors: (1) reporting an error to a national reporting system and (2) bringing medicines into hospital. DESIGN: Cross-sectiona...Expand abstract
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