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Identifying patient safety problems during team rounds: an ethnographic study

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  • Contributors ARL: concept, data collection, drafting of manuscript. KEF and KL: concept, data collection, critical revision of manuscript.

  • Funding Although this research received no specific grant from any funding agency in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors, it was done with support from the Clement J Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Centre.

  • Competing interests ARL and KL were VA Chief Residents in Quality and Safety during this work, and KEF was a staff physician at the Clement J Zablocki VAMC.

  • Ethics approval VA IRB.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.