The perception of the patient safety climate by professionals of the Emergency Department

Rigobello, M.C.G. et al. International Journal of Emergency Nursing | Published online 13 March 2017



  • Critical and emergency care units are challenging and stressful environments.
  • Measuring safety climate assists in assessing safety culture.
  • Study participants’ perceptions were considered to be negative.
  • The majority of study participants demonstrated job satisfaction.
  • Low scores for participants’ perceptions of management may indicate fear of reprisals.

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