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:: Volume 1, Issue 2 (spring 2012) ::
JHPM 2012, 1(2): 7-14 Back to browse issues page
Managers and nurses function of safe patients' care from the nurses Perspective.
Hemmati Maslakpak M , Habib Zadeh H , Khalil zadeh H
, Hemmati_m@umsu.ac.ir
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Introduction: Integration of safety science with patients' daily cares decreases events and injuries. Nurses whom are doing patients care, promised patients safety protection. This study aimed to determine managers and nurses function of safe patients' care from the nurses prospective.


Materials and methods: This descriptive study was carried out with purposive sampling method on 202 nurses working in Uremia Medical University hospitals. Data were gathered using ‘Safe Practice for Better Healthcare’ questionnaire with 15 questions about managers’ function. In addition, 25 questions were about nurses’ function of safe patients' care. Validity of the questionnaire was measured by content validity and reliability was determined by test-retest (r=0/85). Regarding data analysis, SPSS software, descriptive statistical testes, Chi-square test and Pearson correlate coefficient were used.


Findings: Findings of study showed that most of the nurses (91.6%, 56.9%) believed theirs function of safe patients' care is good and managers' function is moderate. Results showed that between managers' function and nurses' function of safe patients' care, there is statistically a significant relationship (p=0.000).


Conclusion: Regarding to bilateral effect of managers and nurses on the safe care of patients, attention and emphasis on formal and informal communication in health-related organizations can improve patients’ safety.


Keywords: Hospital manager, Nurses function, Safe patients' care
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: health & social welfare management
Received: 2012/06/20 | Published: 2012/04/15
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