2015
DOI: 10.1590/s0080-623420150000100014
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Abstract: Objective:To evaluate intervening factors in patient safety, focusing on hospital nursing staff. Method: The study is descriptive, with qualitative approach, excerpt from a larger study with analytical nature. It was undertaken in a public hospital in Fortaleza, CE, Brazil, between January and June 2013, with semi-structured interviews to 70 nurses, using Thematic Content Analysis. Results: The principal intervening factors in patient safety related to hospital nursing staff were staff dimensioning and workloa… Show more

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“…Regarding the type of study, there was a predominance of articles of theoretical reflection (24), and updates (21), followed by analytical and cross-sectional studies (14), qualitative studies (4), experience reports (3), research intervention/evaluation (2), systematic review (1) and a case study (1). This is more data that reveals the need for refining the concept.…”
Section: Resultsmentioning
confidence: 99%
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“…Regarding the type of study, there was a predominance of articles of theoretical reflection (24), and updates (21), followed by analytical and cross-sectional studies (14), qualitative studies (4), experience reports (3), research intervention/evaluation (2), systematic review (1) and a case study (1). This is more data that reveals the need for refining the concept.…”
Section: Resultsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Moreover, many aspects of the work context greatly interfere in the establishment of safety culture, particularly mental and physical overload, insufficient education and professional training, poor teamwork, the variety of employment contracts, high turnover and bad practices/disruptive behaviors (1) . In this context, the study of labor conditions and subjective characteristics of the health worker have led to an assessment of safety culture in hospitals.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…However, this can increase the occurrence of errors. Studies found that organizational factors exert considerable influence on the occurrence of incidents, especially regarding workload and working conditions (14)(15)(16) and safety culture (17)(18) . The involvement of nursing teams is emphasized, since nursing professionals are responsible for the process of administering medications along with other demands of care (19) .…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Despite the voluminous and systematic technological investment in the diagnosis and treatment of patients, especially in hospitals, clinical practice is still full of failures and grievances. This is mainly due to the qualification of human resources that appear to have not accompanied changes in health care (2)(3) . Safe practices with an emphasis on infection prevention and control show deficits in Brazilian higher education institutions (IES -from the Portuguese "Instituições de Ensino Superior"), a problem experienced also in other Latin American institutions, especially regarding the training of professional nurses (1)(2)(3)(4)(5) .…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…This is mainly due to the qualification of human resources that appear to have not accompanied changes in health care (2)(3) . Safe practices with an emphasis on infection prevention and control show deficits in Brazilian higher education institutions (IES -from the Portuguese "Instituições de Ensino Superior"), a problem experienced also in other Latin American institutions, especially regarding the training of professional nurses (1)(2)(3)(4)(5) . In the IES, the theme, when exploited, is done in a fragmented way: content is diluted in various disciplines, losing its importance and practical applicability throughout the curriculum (5)(6)(7) .…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%