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June 24, 2020

The patient died: what about involvement in the investigation process?

Wiig S, Hibbert PD, Braithwaite J. The patient died: what about involvement in the investigation process? Int J Qual Health Care. Epub 2020 May 15. doi: 10.1093/intqhc/mzaa034.

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Wiig S, Hibbert PD, Braithwaite J. Int J Qual Health Care. 2020;32.

The authors discuss how involving families in the investigations of fatal adverse events can improve the investigations by broadening perspectives and providing new information, but can also present challenges due to emotions, trust, and potential conflicts in perspectives between providers and families.

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Wiig S, Hibbert PD, Braithwaite J. The patient died: what about involvement in the investigation process? Int J Qual Health Care. Epub 2020 May 15. doi: 10.1093/intqhc/mzaa034.