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Patients' concerns about medical errors during hospitalization.
Burroughs TE, Waterman AD, Gallagher TH, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2007;33:5-14.
Disclosing harmful pathology errors to patients.
Dintzis SM, Gallagher TH. Am J Clin Pathol. 2009;131:463-465.
When Things Go Wrong: Voices of Patients and Families.
Cambridge, MA: CRICO/RMF; 2006.
When Things Go Wrong: Responding to Adverse Events.
A Consensus Statement of the Harvard Hospitals. Burlington: Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors; 2006.
Patients' and physicians' attitudes regarding the disclosure of medical errors.
Gallagher TH, Waterman AD, Ebers AG, Fraser VJ, Levinson W. JAMA. 2003;289:1001-1007.
Narrative review: do state laws make it easier to say "I'm sorry?"
McDonnell WM, Guenther E. Ann Intern Med. 2008;149:811-815.
Guilty, afraid, and alone — struggling with medical error.
Delbanco T, Bell SK. N Engl J Med. 2007;357:1682-1683.
Patients' and family members' views on how clinicians enact and how they should enact incident disclosure: the "100 patient stories" qualitative study.
Iedema R, Allen S, Britton K, et al. BMJ. 2011;343:d4423.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Special Focus: Patient Safety.
Case Manager. May/June 2005;16:57-82.
Sorry Works! 2.0: Disclosure, Apology, and Relationships Prevent Medical Malpractice Claims.
Wojcieszak D, Saxton JW, Finkelstein MM. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse; 2010. ISBN: 9781438969732.
Disclosure and Apology: What's Missing? Advancing Programs that Support Clinicians.
Carr S. Chestnut Hill, MA: Medically Induced Trauma Support Services; 2009.
Ashamed to admit it: owning up to medical error.
Ofri D. Health Aff (Millwood). 2010;29:1549-1551.
Talking with Patients and Families about Medical Error: A Guide for Education and Practice.
Truog RD, Browning DM, Johnson JA, Gallagher TH. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press; 2011. ISBN: 0801898048.
Disclosure of unanticipated events: creating an effective patient communication policy (part 2 of 3).
Chicago, IL: American Society of Healthcare Risk Management; 2003.
Fixing America's hospitals.
Newsweek. October 16, 2006:44-68, 72.
Liability claims and costs before and after implementation of a medical error disclosure program.
Kachalia A, Kaufman SR, Boothman R, et al. Ann Intern Med. 2010;153:213-221.
Unexpected intraoperative patient death: the imperatives of family- and surgeon-centered care.
Taylor D, Hassan MA, Luterman A, Rodning CB. Arch Surg. 2008;143:87-92.
Peer support: healthcare professionals supporting each other after adverse medical events.
van Pelt F. Qual Saf Health Care. 2008;17:249-252.
The many faces of error disclosure: a common set of elements and a definition.
Fein SP, Hilborne LH, Spiritus EM, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2007;22:755-761.
Framing family conversation after early diagnosis of iatrogenic injury and incidental findings.
Barrios L, Tsuda S, Derevianko A, et al. Surg Endosc. 2009;23:2535-2542.
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