Journal Article

The role of human factors in neonatal patient safety

Yamada NK, Catchpole K, Salas E. The role of human factors in neonatal patient safety. Semin Perinatol. Aug 10, 2019:151174.

Human factors are frequently an important contributing factor to patient safety events. This review describes the role of human factors in patient safety and presents three case studies of human factors affecting care in the NICU. A PSNet Human Factors Primer on human factors expands on these concepts.