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Patient assessments of a hypothetical medical error: effects of health outcome, disclosure, and staff responsiveness.
Cleopas A, Villaveces A, Charvet A, Bovier PA, Kolly V, Perneger TV. Qual Saf Health Care. 2006;15:136-141.
Is consent required for publication of medical errors?
Weisbaum K, Hyland S, Bernstein M. Healthcare Q. 2005;8:66-69.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Patient Safety Papers.
Baker GR, ed. Healthc Q. 2005;8:1-156.
Disclosure of patient safety incidents: a comprehensive review.
O'connor E, Coates HM, Yardley IE, Wu AW. Int J Qual Health Care. 2010;22:371-379.
Improving Patient Safety Through Simulation Research.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; June 2008.
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.
Disclosing errors that affect multiple patients.
Chafe R, Levinson W, Sullivan T. CMAJ. 2009;180:1125-1127.
Disclosure of medical errors: ethical considerations for the development of a facility policy and organizational culture change.
Henry LL. Policy Polit Nurs Pract. 2005;6:127-134.
Error or "act of God"? A study of patients' and operating room team members' perceptions of error definition, reporting, and disclosure.
Espin S, Levinson W, Regehr G, Baker GR, Lingard L. Surgery. 2006;139:6-14.
When doctors say, "We're sorry."
Eisenberg D. Time Magazine. August 15, 2005;166:50.
How Do Providers Recover from Errors?
West CP. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. January 2008.
In Conversation with...Sorrel King
AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. March 2007.
How surgeons disclose medical errors to patients: a study using standardized patients.
Chan DK, Gallagher TH, Reznick R, Levinson W. Surgery. 2005;138:851-858.
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.
Doctors make mistakes. Can we talk about that?
Goldman B. TEDxToronto. November 2011.
Analysis of Australian newspaper coverage of medication errors.
Hinchcliff R, Westbrook J, Greenfield D, Baysari M, Moldovan M, Braithwaite J. Int J Qual Health Care. 2012;24:1-8.
Parental preferences for error disclosure, reporting, and legal action after medical error in the care of their children.
Hobgood C, Tamayo-Sarver JH, Elms A, Weiner B. Pediatrics. 2005;116:1276-1286.
The best medical care in the U.S.
Arnst C. Business Week. July 17, 2006.
Standards, audits, and saying I'm sorry: an engineer's family proposes solutions.
Wojcieszak D. Patient Safety Qual Healthc. May/June 2005;2:6, 8-9.
Communication with patients, suffering severe, avoidable harm as a result of treatment.
Cornwell J. Saferhealthcare. April 26, 2007.
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