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Attitude of nurses and predisposition to occurrence of adverse events in intensive care units

Lobão, William; Menezes, Igor Gomes

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William Lobão



Abstract

Objective: to evaluate the attitudes of nurses towards conditions that may predispose to the occurrence of adverse events in the ICU. Method: exploratory, analytical, descriptive, cross-sectional study with quantitative approach performed in six high complexity ICUs of general and teaching hospitals using a convenience sample of 128 nurses. Results: nearly 48% of participants had low perception of risk factors that could predispose to the occurrence of adverse events. There was a significant difference in the attitude of nurses working in public and philanthropic organizations (p

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date 2017
Journal Journal of Nursing UFPE on line
Publisher Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Centro de Ciências da Saúde, Programa de Pós-Graduação em Enfermagem
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 11
Issue 5
Pages 1971-1979
Institution Citation Lobão, W., & Menezes, I. G. (2017). Attitude of nurses and predisposition to occurrence of adverse events in intensive care units. Journal of Nursing UFPE on line, 11(5), 1971-1979. https://doi.org/10.5205...i5a23350p1971-1979-2017
DOI https://doi.org/10.5205/1981-8963-v11i5a23350p1971-1979-2017
Keywords Patient safety; Nursing care; Intensive care units; Adverse events; Attitude
Publisher URL https://periodicos.ufpe.br/revistas/revistaenfermagem/article/view/23350

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