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Journal Article

Correlates of the third victim phenomenon.

Russ MJ. The Psychiatric quarterly. 2017;88:917-920.

A sentinel event affects patients, their families, clinicians involved, and the organization. This review article describes a serious incident at a hospital and explored changes in decision making, discharge rate, and peer observation after the event to illustrate the organization as the third victim.