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"Apologies" for pathologists: why, when, and how to say "sorry" after committing a medical error.

Dewar R, Parkash V, Forrow L, et al. "Apologies" from pathologists: why, when, and how to say "sorry" after committing a medical error. Int J Surg Pathol. 2014;22(3):242-6. doi:10.1177/1066896913487986.

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May 29, 2013
Dewar R, Parkash V, Forrow L, et al. Int J Surg Pathol. 2014;22(3):242-6.

This commentary explores how apologies and error disclosure are challenging for pathologists, due to their typical lack of direct contact with patients.

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Dewar R, Parkash V, Forrow L, et al. "Apologies" from pathologists: why, when, and how to say "sorry" after committing a medical error. Int J Surg Pathol. 2014;22(3):242-6. doi:10.1177/1066896913487986.