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Assessing the safety attitudes questionnaire (SAQ), German language version in Swiss university hospitals - a validation study

Natalie Zimmermann12, Kaspar Küng13, Susan M Sereika4, Sandra Engberg5, Bryan Sexton6 and René Schwendimann1*

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1 Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistrasse 28, Basel 4056, Switzerland

2 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University Hospital of Bern, Freiburgstrasse 1, Bern 3000, Switzerland

3 Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital of Bern, Bern 3000, Switzerland

4 Department of Health & Community Systems and Biostatistics, School of Nursing and Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 360 Victoria Building, 3500 Victoria Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA

5 Department of Health Promotion & Development, School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, 440 Victoria Building, 3500 Victoria Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA

6 Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC 27715, USA

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BMC Health Services Research 2013, 13:347  doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-347

Published: 10 September 2013

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