Hospital Safety Perceptual Paradox Summary

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Hospital safety: Perceptual Paradox
By: Carol Isaac, Linda S Behar-Horenstein, Craig A Davis and Randy Graff
This article was written to describe the research that Carol Isaac, Linda S Behar-Horenstein, Craig A Davis and Randy Graff wrote is about the patients and nurses experience and knowledge of safety in a hospital. I am sure many have been to hospitals where a nurse has to come by and check vitals, give medication or to check on the patient. What really happens when you get both the patients experience and the nurses experience and knowledge of safety in a hospital or any clinical environment. The article takes questions to obtain both sides of the stories and explains the comparison and contrast of each person. All information of this
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A qualitative research study is defined as an unstructured or semi-structured approach for using participant observations, in-depth interviews, focus group discussions, and textual data to identify themes and patterns and to formulate new theories (Jacobsen, 2017). Numerous qualitative research projects purpose is to enhance health promotion programs and clinical processes or to contribute an infrastructure for social change (Jacobsen, 2017). This can also be labelled as a cross-sectional survey which is a study that measures the proportion of a population with particular exposure or disease at a particular time by recruiting a representative sample of the source population (Jacobsen, 2017). This survey is normally done at a short period of time base on the population (Jacobsen, …show more content…
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