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Developing a reliable and valid patient measure of safety in hospitals (PMOS): a validation study

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  • Rosemary R C McEachan
  • Rebecca J Lawton
  • Jane K O'Hara
  • Gerry Armitage
  • Sally Giles
  • Sahdia Parveen
  • Ian S Watt
  • John Wright
  • on behalf of the Yorkshire Quality and Safety Research Group


Publication details

JournalBMJ Quality & Safety
DatePublished - 24 Dec 2013
Issue number7
Pages (from-to)565-573
Original languageEnglish


Patients represent an important and as yet untapped source of information about the factors that contribute to the safety of their care. The aim of the current study is to test the reliability and validity of the Patient Measure of Safety (PMOS), a brief patient-completed questionnaire that allows hospitals to proactively identify areas of safety concern and vulnerability, and to intervene before incidents occur.

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