A survey of the patient safety culture of hospital nurses in Turkey

Gunes U. Y. , GURLEK O., SONMEZ M.

COLLEGIAN, cilt.23, ss.225-232, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 23 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.colegn.2015.02.005
  • Dergi Adı: COLLEGIAN
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.225-232


Purpose: The purpose of the study was to explore and describe nurses' perceptions of patient safety culture in four Turkish hospitals encompassing a collective total of 1442 beds. Background: The importance of minimizing losses due to medical errors in the high-risk health sector and awareness of the risks to patients and health workers has gained prominence in the world, and the concept of a culture of patient safety has become a topic of discussion.