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Table 2 Perceptions of ED clinical staff (n = 95) regarding communication between doctors and nurses

From: Understanding communication networks in the emergency department

  Strongly disagree N (%) Disagree N (%) Un-certain N (%) Agree N (%) Strongly agree N (%) No response N (%)
Doctors often seek advice from nurses about prescribing decisions 7 (7.4) 26 (27.4) 15 (15.8) 34 (35.8) 6 (6.3) 7 (7.4)
If doctors and nurses talked more frequently, there would be fewer medication errors 0 (0.0) 4 (4.2) 10 (10.5) 42 (44.2) 32 (33.7) 7 (7.4)