Disclosure of unanticipated events: creating an effective patient communication policy (part 2 of 3).
Chicago, IL: American Society of Healthcare Risk Management; 2003.
The process for crafting a policy to support effective disclosure initiatives is reviewed. Discussion includes a summary of the key document elements and highlights legal considerations.
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Disclosing harmful medical errors to patients.
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ACOG Committee Opinion #520: disclosure and discussion of adverse events.
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Narrative review: do state laws make it easier to say "I'm sorry?"
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Disclosure of Unanticipated Outcomes.
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