Do Transient Working Conditions Trigger Medical Errors?
AGENCY FOR HEALTHCARE RESEARCH AND QUALITY ROCKVILLE MD
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Organizational factors affecting working conditions for health care workers have received significant attention as latent causes of medical errors. Little is known, however, about the risks associated with transient or changing working conditions. The purpose of this study was to identify specific transient, modifiable working conditions in the hospital environment that serve as triggers for medical errors.
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