A Culture of Health Safety

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Essay #: 061354
Total text length is 9,594 characters (approximately 6.6 pages).

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A Culture of Health Safety
“The very first requirement in a Hospital is that it should do the sick no harm”
Florence Nightingale. Friesen, Farquhar, & Hughes (n.d.).
A culture of health safety is very essential in a health care environment to ensure the safety of the patients and to avoid the legal costs associated with malpractices. The health care industry is a high risk undertaking that involves providing medical care that can inadvertently cause many safety incidents. Many hospitals due to less safety measures and negligence have faced malpractices from accidental injuries as a consequence of medical errors and improper medical care. Many of these incidents occur in the elderly population due to high risk factors such as arthritis,...
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